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Open Source Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Training Course

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Training Schedule

Cascading Style Sheets Training Course Synopsis

is a 2-day course teaches the web designer how to control the appearance of their web design by separating the visual presentation from the content. This class covers basic to advanced design topics including selectors, the cascade, and inheritance. The training also covers how to build effective navigation, how to lay out pages, and how to work with typography, colors, backgrounds, and white space. Using a project-based approach, the students will through the process of creating a Web page, while learning the essentials of CSS along the way.

Cascading Style Sheets Training Course Length and Time

This class is 2 days long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

What You Will Learn in This Cascading Style Sheets Training Course

  • CSS Layouts and Divs
  • Creating Two Column with Floats
  • Replacing Texts with and Image using CSS
  • CSS List Navbar: Editable Text
  • CSS Media Types: Print vs Screen
  • Custom Corners & Borders (Shawdows, etc.)
  • Column Hovers & Layered Divs

Cascading Style Sheets - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Prerequisites for this Cascading Style Sheets Training Course

Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. We also recommend that you have the Adobe Dreamweaver software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it for the Adobe website.

Locations for this Cascading Style Sheets Training Course

We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Goals for this Cascading Style Sheets Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Lesson 1 - CSS Page Layout with Divs

  • The Box Model: Padding, Margins, Borders
  • Nested Selectors & More Box Model
  • Floats & Clearing

Lesson 2 - Creating Two Columns with Floats

  • Min-Width & IE Conditional Comments
  • Using JavaScript to Change CSS
  • CSS Rollovers

Lesson 3 - Replacing Text with Image Using CSS

  • Rounded Corners with Absolute Positioning
  • Center 2 Column Layout

Lesson 4 - More Absolute vs. Relative Postioning

  • CSS List Navbar: Editable Text
  • CSS Spirites Navbar: Images Replace Text

Lesson 5 - Use CSS to Indicate Current Page in Navbar

  • Server-Side Includes
  • Sporktown: Centered Page Layout

Lesson 6 - Sporktown: Column Hovers & Layered Divs

  • Sporktown: Centered 3 Column Layout (Divs)
  • Sporktown: List with Image Bullets

Lesson 7 - CSS Media Types: Print vs Screen Styles

  • Accessible Form Layout & Styling
  • Custom Corners & Borders (Shawdows, etc.)


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

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