W3CSS Theme - Default Background Color

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The ability to set the background color on an HTML page has been around almost since the first Web browsers. However, with CSS you can define the background color, not only for the entire page, but also for individual elements using the background- color property. Unlike the color property, though, background colors are applied only to the element, and are not directly inherited by its children. That said, by the very fact they are within the parent, they will be set against that background. To define the background color of an element: 1.

W3CSS Theme - Font-Size Classes

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What Is a Markup Language? HTML is used to mark up the structure of Web pages, but other markup languages are used by computers on the Web and beyond. The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) is the grandfather of most markup languages used for print and the Internet. SGML is the international standard used to define the structures and appearance of documents. Multiple SGMLs have been created for a variety of document types and for various specialties—such as physics, accounting, and chemistry. HTML and XHTML are the Web’s primary version of SGML.

W3CSS Theme - Font & Text Classes

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It’s sometimes difficult to keep track of all the values that you are using in your design. It’s unlikely that CSS will ever include constants, so it will help to keep notes in an easy-to-reference location in your document. Creating a glossary of colors and types leads to more consistent and attractive designs  Although section headers and dividers really aren’t anything more than CSS comments, they do help organize your CSS and allow you to quickly scan your code to locate particular CSS rule groups. If you have established a TOC, I recommend reflecting that organization here.

W3CSS Theme - Text Colors

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Text it is the best system that humans have ever devised for recording complex thoughts. Many people think of text as simply a way to record words, but typography adds a voice to the meaning of the words. Typography affects how text appears by controlling not only the shapes and sizes of the letters used (the font), but also the spaces between letters, words, lines, and paragraphs. Unfortunately, many of the challenges of typography on the Web have come about as a result of a need to circumvent the limitations of the medium.

W3CSS Theme - How Color Classes Constructed

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Colors create the first impression of your site. Bright, vibrant, jewel-like colors make a radically different statement than earth tones. Even if you choose to use only black and white, your design will make a statement. Beyond their decorative impact, colors can also guide the viewer’s eye around the page, helping to highlight some important areas while downplaying others. There are many methods used to add and control color with CSS. Keep in mind, however, you can specify color using several CSS properties. But, how to choose colors?.

W3CSS Theme - European Signal Colors Library

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With the advent of laser and inkjet printers, we seem to be buried under mounds of perfectly printed paper. Even the Web seems to have increased the amount of paper we use. If an article on the Web is longer than a couple of scrolls, many people print it. But the Web was created to display information on the screen, not on paper. Web graphics look blocky when printed, and straight HTML lacks much in the way of layout controls. That said, you can take steps to improve the appearance of printed Web pages.