CSS 101

Course Overview

CSS 101
Time Estimate:
Two hours.

About Tutorials

Tutorials offer step-by-step instructions to projects 30-minutes or less. They are guides to various subjects that applies to most audiences.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) let you create and apply design rules to unstyled HTML documents. The CSS file provides decorative elements to a set of Web pages. This tutorial will teach you how to use and manage style items like fonts, lists, tables, margins and borders.

What Will I Learn:
  • What a cascading style sheet is
  • How cascading style sheets work
  • The syntax for various styles
  • Class versus ID
  • How to add space between content items using margins and padding
Who should take this course:

Beginning Web developers and designers who want to learn the basics of Web page style using CSS.


Scot Hacker

Scot Hacker is the webmaster for the Knight Digital Media Center and is also involved with Web operations for the Graduate School of Journalism.

Training Partner:

Knight Digital Media Center

The Knight Digital Media Center is a partnership of the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Technical Requirements:

A basic knowledge of HTML.