The CSS Guide

About the book


Whether you're new to web development or a more seasoned developer looking to refine your skills. The CSS Guide will take you from beginner to expert!


We'll cover the basics from specificity & selectors right through to the modern layout methods of flexbox & grid. We'll also be diving into advanced topics such as CSS animation, architecture & more!


Available in PDF, EPUB & MOBI. 🎉




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Table of Contents


  • Intro to CSS
    • What is CSS?
    • Adding CSS to your projects
  • Specificity
    • The Cascade
    • Inheritance
    • Specificty
  • Selectors
    • Selecting Elements
    • Attribute Selectors
    • Pseudo Classes
    • Pseudo Elements
  • Fundamentals
    • The Box Model
    • Margins
    • Padding
    • Borders
    • Commenting
    • Colors
      • Hex
      • RGB/RGBa
      • HSL/HSLa
      • Keywords
    • Backgrounds
    • Units
      • Pixels
      • Em
      • Rem
      • Percentages
      • Viewport Units
    • Fonts
    • Styling Lists
    • Calc
  • Layout
    • The Display Property
    • Positioning
    • z-index
    • Flexbox
    • Grid
    • Centering
    • Media Queries
  • Animating your CSS
    • Filters
    • Transforms
    • Transitions
    • Animations
  • CSS Architecture
    • Feature Queries
    • Variables
    • Resets & Normalization
    • Vendor Prefixing

Technical Details


  • 158 pages
  • Available in PDF, EPUB & MOBI Formats
  • Updated September 2020