Getting Started With CSS: 20 Awesome Introductory Tuts

Do you want to make your own web pages but are too worried about falling short in the complex depths of CSS? Not too worry – all it takes is some patience, some practice, and a little bit of time. Don't stress out with overly-complicated tutorials – start here with 20 awesome introductory tuts to CSS. Read Getting Started With CSS: 20 Awesome Introductory Tuts

While I have been using cascading style sheets for some years now on all of the sites I design/maintain, many people are new to them. I am always on the lookout for new resources to help those just learning to use style sheets. The first question most people ask is why should I use CSS? What advantages does it have. Two sites that are referenced to answer this question are:

  1. 10 Reasons To Learn CSS
  2. Wikipedia – CSS

One you understand why it is a good thing to use style sheets and how they can make site maintenance easier, then you need to learn how to do this. The list of tutorials referenced include:

  1. CSS Basics – This site includes an eighteen chapter book that you can print or download in pdf format.
  2. Learn HTML & CSS: A Beginner’s Guide from SitePoint
  3. Starting With HTML & CSS from W3C
  4. CSS – Beginners from CSSDog
  5. CSS For Beginners from devianArt. A tutorial to download in Word format.
  6. The Basics from CSShark.
  7. CSS From The Ground Up from WPDFD – WebPage Design for Designers
  8. Back To Basics: A Beginner’s Guide To Starting A CSS Document from CSS Juice.
  9. Style Master CSS Tutorial – Excellent tutorial by the makers of StyleMaster.
  10. Site In An Hour
  11. An Introduction To CSS is one I have recommended in the past.
  12. CSS Tutorials by Design Shack
  13. CSS Introductory Tutorial
  14. Introduction To CSS
  15. CSS Do’s And Dont’s Part 1: CSS Selecting by CSS Globe
  16. CSS Do’s And Dont’s Part 2: Markup by CSS Globe
  17. Creating A CSS Layout From Scratch
  18. CSS Beginner by Tag by Tag with a printer friendly version
  19. Video: Introduction To CSS Design Part 1 – You Tube Video
  20. Video: Introduction To CSS Design Part 2 – You Tube Video

Once you finish all of the beginner tutorials, there is another list of more advanced tutorials.

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  1. Excellent resource. Thanks.

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