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Total Training for CSS & XHTML Web Development

Video Description

With Total Training for CSS, & XHTML Web Development you'll learn the process of building a structure for your web pages and then styling those web pages so that they look polished and professional, in the style and design you format. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a versatile scripting language that allows designers great flexibility in terms of the visual appearance for a site they wish to create and affords them the means to change that appearance without having to recode web pages. This flexibility and the best practices you'll learn during the design process can turn an average web designer into a top notch designer, which will help you build your portfolio and client list.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING A WEB PAGE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. What is HTML? 00:05:34
    3. Setting Up the Text Editor to Create XHTML 00:02:56
    4. Creating Your First HTML File 00:08:21
    5. Adding Formatting Tags & Previewing in a Browser 00:06:10
    6. Getting Started with Cascading Style Sheets 00:15:30
    7. How Pages are Served Up 00:05:43
    8. Choosing an Editor 00:06:10
    9. Project Management 00:05:54
  2. CHAPTER 2: CREATING HTML DOCUMENTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Understanding Tags, Elements & Attributes 00:04:29
    3. Defining the Basic Structure with HTML, HEAD & BODY 00:10:12
    4. Assigning a Title & Using Paragraphs 00:07:33
    5. Using Heading Tags & Whitespace 00:05:09
    6. Creating Unordered & Ordered Lists 00:14:50
    7. Fine-tuning Tags with Attributes 00:06:02
    8. Adding Bold & Italics 00:05:15
    9. Understanding How a Browser Reads HTML 00:03:51
    10. Doc Types & Browsers 00:05:57
  3. CHAPTER 3: INTRODUCTION TO CSS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. What is CSS? 00:12:07
    3. Internal Style Sheets, Selectors, Properties & Values 00:16:32
    4. Building & Applying Class Selectors 00:08:33
    5. Grouping Selectors 00:09:43
    6. Creating Comments in Your Code 00:07:28
    7. Using Div Tags & IDs to Format Layout 00:10:25
    8. Understanding the Cascade & Avoiding Conflicts 00:07:11
  4. CHAPTER 4: ADDING IMAGES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Image Formats & Production Considerations 00:10:38
    3. Optimizing Images for the Web 00:10:02
    4. Introducing the IMG Tag 00:06:29
    5. Relative vs. Absolute URLs 00:08:07
    6. Fine-Tuning with Alt, Width & Height Attributes 00:07:20
  5. CHAPTER 5: ANCHORS & HYPERLINKS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Creating Hyperlinks to Outside Websites 00:08:19
    3. Creating Hyperlinks Between Documents 00:09:04
    4. Linking to Email Addresses 00:13:50
    5. Linking to a Specific Part of a Webpage 00:12:52
    6. Linking Images 00:05:30
  6. CHAPTER 6: MORE CSS TECHNIQUES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Managing CSS with External Style Sheets 00:08:38
    3. Setting Hyperlinks with Pseudo-Classes 00:07:45
    4. The CSS Box Model: Padding, Borders & Margins 00:03:41
    5. Styling Unordered & Ordered Lists with CSS 00:11:03
    6. Overriding the Inheritance of Attributes 00:04:09
  7. CHAPTER 7: ORGANIZING INFORMATION WITH TABLES & DEFINITION LISTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Creating Tables & Table Attributes 00:08:26
    3. Adding & Formatting Rows & Columns 00:10:56
    4. Spanning Rows & Columns 00:09:03
    5. Increasing Table Accessibility 00:05:54
    6. Using Definition Lists to Organize Definition-Based Data 00:06:41
    7. Using HTML Comments 00:04:49
  8. CHAPTER 8: CREATING LAYOUTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Adding a Side Content Div to Your Layout 00:09:00
    3. Applying Absolute Positioning 00:09:04
    4. Applying Relative Positioning 00:06:49
    5. Using the Float & Clear Properties 00:17:11
    6. Understanding Overflow 00:05:48
    7. Creating Auto-Centering Content 00:06:46
    8. Using Fixed Positioning 00:06:14
  9. CHAPTER 9: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE® DREAMWEAVER®
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Getting Started with Dreamweaver & Setting Preferences 00:05:13
    3. Creating a Local Site & Importing Files 00:09:07
    4. Working in the Code, Design, & Split Views 00:13:02
    5. Configuring FTP Options & Publishing Through Synchronization 00:05:30
    6. Validating Your Code 00:06:23
  10. CHAPTER 10: WORKING WITH DREAMWEAVER
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Editing Style Sheets in the CSS Panel 00:08:55
    3. Creating Description & Keyword Meta Tags 00:09:21
    4. Using Dreamweaver to Preview in a Web Browser 00:02:54
    5. Credits 00:00:12