In This Chapter
Validating user input
Adding navigation controls to your site
Using themes and master pages
Laying out Web pages with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
This chapter gets you acquainted with themes, skins, and master pages and introduces you to the benefits of using CSS to lay out your Web pages. You can also see how to use the ASP.NET validation controls to test user input and provide feedback to users.
After you create only a few Web forms, you'll realize that you need some way to make sure that all your check boxes are checked and your text boxes are filled with the right information. ASP.NET has a collection of validation controls to help you do just that.
Validation controls provide validation services for the controls you place on a Web page, ensuring that the data that's entered is in the correct format. The validation controls also enable you to give users feedback about the correct data. For example, a Web page can include text boxes to capture these input types ...