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Cascading Style Sheets: The How and the Why

Cascading Style Sheets have been around for a while now, and act as a complement to plain old HTML files. If you're new to HTML, then take a couple of minutes to learn a thing of two... you'll be surprised what you can do with style sheets!

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By: Mitchell Harper
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November 24, 2001
  1. · Cascading Style Sheets: The How and the Why
  2. · Cascading whats?
  3. · An example of an inline style sheet
  4. · An example of an external style sheet
  5. · A more advanced style sheet example
  6. · Conclusion

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Cascading Style Sheets: The How and the Why
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Style sheets allow a developer to separate HTML code from formatting rules and styles. It seems like many HTML beginners' under-estimate the power and flexibility of the style sheet. In this article, I'm going to describe what cascading style sheets are, their benefits, and two ways to implement them.

To continue, you should feel comfortable with the HTML document syntax. A small grasp on JavaScript will help, but isn't required.
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