HTML and CSS Reference
In-Depth Information
This chapter introduced Cascading Style Sheet rules associated with color and text on Web pages. There is
much more that you can do with CSS: positioning, hiding and showing page areas, formatting margins, and
formatting borders. As you continue your study of Web development with this textbook, you will study these
additional uses. To learn more about CSS, check out the tutorials at and, or visit the W3C site for official specifications.
Visit the textbook Web site at for examples, the links listed in this chap-
ter, and updated information.
Key Terms
external styles
font-family property
font-size property
font-style property
font-weight property
hexadecimal color values
id attribute
id selector
imported styles
inline styles
line-height property
margin-left property
margin-right property
rel attribute
RGB color
style attribute
text-align property
text-decoration property
type attribute
Web Safe Color Palette
width property
<link />
background-color property
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
class attribute
class selector
color property
CSS validation
em unit
embedded styles
Review Questions
Multiple Choice
1. Which of the following can be a CSS selector?
a. an XHTML element
b. a class name
c. an id name
d. all of the above
3. Which type of CSS is coded in the body of the
Web page as an attribute of an XHTML tag?
a. embedded
b. inline
c. external
d. imported
2. Which of the following is the CSS property used
to set the background color of a Web page?
a. bgcolor
b. background-color
c. color
d. none of the above
4. Which of the following describe two components
of CSS rules?
a. selectors and declarations
b. properties and declarations
c. selectors and attributes
d. none of the above
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