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A complete and thorough and up-to-date reference guide for CSS.

Stop wasting time doing Internet searches only to find inaccurate, out-of-date, or incomplete information. CSS: The Ultimate Reference includes all the ins-and-outs you need to know including compatability information for all major browsers, lists of useful hacks, known bugs in CSS, and much more - all presented in a beautiful, full color layout that will have you coming back over and over again.

Coverage includes:

  • CSS 2.1 syntax and specifications, including features from current CSS 3 working drafts that are implemented in one or more major browsers (IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera), and useful browser-specific features
  • A clear and concise guide to the CSS cascade, including compatability information, known bugs and useful CSS hacks
  • A media type guide, with coverage of which media types apply in which user agents under what conditions.
  • A quick-reference guide to currently supported at-rules (@import, @media, etc.).
  • An alphabetical property reference
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780980285857
  • Publisher: SitePoint Pty, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 7.08 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul O'Brien is an independent scholar.

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Table of Contents

About the Expert Reviewers;
About the Technical Editor;
About the Technical Director;
About SitePoint;
The Online Reference;
Your Feedback;
Reprint Permissions;
Chapter 1: What Is CSS?;
1.1 CSS Versions;
1.2 Linking CSS to a Web Document;
1.3 Media Queries;
1.4 Standards Mode, Quirks Mode, and Doctype Sniffing;
1.5 Summary;
Chapter 2: General Syntax and Nomenclature;
2.1 ;
2.2 Statements;
2.3 At-rules;
2.4 Rule Sets;
2.5 Selectors;
2.6 Declaration Blocks;
2.7 Declarations, Properties, and Values;
2.8 CSS Comments;
2.9 CSS Identifiers;
2.10 CSS Escape Notation;
2.11 CSS Syntax Errors;
2.12 Summary;
Chapter 3: At-rules Reference;
3.1 @charset;
3.2 @import;
3.3 @media;
3.4 @page;
3.5 @font-face;
3.6 @namespace;
Chapter 4: Selector Reference;
4.1 Universal Selector;
4.2 Element Type Selector;
4.3 Class Selector;
4.4 ID Selector;
4.5 Attribute Selector;
4.6 Selector Grouping;
4.7 Combinators;
4.8 Pseudo-classes;
4.9 Pseudo-elements;
Chapter 5: The Cascade, Specificity, and Inheritance;
5.1 The Cascade;
5.2 !important Declarations;
5.3 Specificity;
5.4 Summary;
Chapter 6: CSS Layout and Formatting;
6.1 The Viewport, the Page Box, and the Canvas;
6.2 The CSS Box Model;
6.3 Formatting Concepts;
6.4 Positioning;
6.5 Summary;
Chapter 7: Box Properties;
7.1 Dimensions;
7.2 Margins;
7.3 Padding;
7.4 Borders and Outlines;
Chapter 8: Layout Properties;
8.1 display;
8.2 position;
8.3 float;
8.4 clear;
8.5 visibility;
8.6 top;
8.7 right;
8.8 bottom;
8.9 left;
8.10 z-index;
8.11 overflow;
8.12 clip;
Chapter 9: List Properties;
9.1 list-style-type;
9.2 list-style-position;
9.3 list-style-image;
9.4 list-style;
Chapter 10: Table Properties;
10.1 table-layout;
10.2 border-collapse;
10.3 border-spacing;
10.4 empty-cells;
10.5 caption-side;
Chapter 11: Color and Backgrounds;
11.1 background-color;
11.2 background-image;
11.3 background-repeat;
11.4 background-position;
11.5 background-attachment;
11.6 background;
11.7 color;
Chapter 12: Typographical Properties;
12.1 font-family;
12.2 font-size;
12.3 font-weight;
12.4 font-style;
12.5 font-variant;
12.6 font;
12.7 letter-spacing;
12.8 word-spacing;
12.9 line-height;
12.10 text-align;
12.11 text-decoration;
12.12 text-indent;
12.13 text-transform;
12.14 text-shadow;
12.15 vertical-align;
12.16 white-space;
12.17 direction;
12.18 unicode-bidi;
Chapter 13: Generated Content;
13.1 content;
13.2 counter-increment;
13.3 counter-reset;
Chapter 14: User Interface Properties;
14.1 cursor;
Chapter 15: Paged Media Properties;
15.1 page-break-before;
15.2 page-break-inside;
15.3 page-break-after;
15.4 orphans;
15.5 widows;
Chapter 16: Vendor-specific Properties;
16.1 Mozilla Extensions;
16.2 Internet Explorer Extensions;
16.3 Summary;
Chapter 17: Workarounds, Filters, and Hacks;
17.1 ;
17.2 Internet Explorer Conditional Comments;
17.3 Workarounds and Filters;
17.4 CSS Hacks;
17.5 Summary;
Chapter 18: Differences Between HTML and XHTML;
18.1 MIME Types;
18.2 Case Sensitivity;
18.3 Optional Tags;
18.4 Root Element Properties;
Alphabetic Property Index;

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