Photograph of the Milky Way above the Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills

This resource addresses everything in CSS from selectors to filters, covering the fundamentals of Cascading Style Sheets. The list continues to expand as the CSS specification grows; most modules contain supplementary material, recommended exercises, external references and suggested exercises.

Goal: learn and apply CSS to enhance the presentation of web page content.

Prerequisites: Reading List for HTML

Total time (core material): 60 hours

  1. Introduction
  2. Selectors
  3. Pseudo-Class Selectors
  4. Pseudo-Element Selectors
  5. Typography
  6. Color
  7. The Box Model
  8. Borders
  9. Layout
  10. Images
  11. Navigation
  12. Forms & Tables
  13. Lists
  14. Gradients & Shadows
  15. Positioning, Layering & Hiding
  16. Flexbox
  17. Transforms
  18. Animation
  19. CSS 3D
  20. Filters
  21. Text Effects
  22. Shapes & Masks
  23. Blend Modes
  24. Sass
  25. Print

When You’re Done

CSS controls the appearance of web page elements, with limited interactivity. To add that kind of behaviour – and much more – you need to learn how to apply . If you haven’t already done so, I would suggest working through the reading lists for accessibility and search engine optimisation.

Photograph of the Milky Way, Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills by Kartik Ramanathan, used under a Attribution Non-commercial No-Derivations 2.0 generic license

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