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Introduction to CSS (Part 2)

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The viewer will learn the benefit of using external CSS files and the relationship between class and ID selectors.

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1. Create your external css file by saving it as style.css then set up your style tags


<style>

</style>

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2. Reference the nav tag and set your properties.


nav {position relative; left: 0; top:10%;}

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3. Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it as well as setting the background color to green


nav>ul {list-style-type: none; width:100%; height:1.5em; padding:0; margin:0; background-color:#00FF00;}

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4. Position the list elements in line on one row with a width of 60 pixels making sure to give 5 pixels of padding in between


 nav>ul>li{display:inline; width:60px; padding:5px;}

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5. Set a class selector to be used on the links with no underline for the link a background color of purple and text color of white


.navlinks{color:#ffffff; background-color:#FF00FF; text-decoration:none;}

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6. Setup your navigation as such:


<nav>
		<ul>
				<li><a class="navlinks" href="#">Home</a></li>
				<li><a class="navlinks" href="#">Contact</a></li>
				<li><a class="navlinks" href="#">About</a></li>
		</ul>
</nav>

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Author:Jason Baker
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by:Rowby Goren
Hi

Van you post a link to part one of your series,

Thanks

...RRowby
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