Lesson 1: CSS and Web Authoring Software: Controlling Presentation


Earlier in this course you learned to control the presentation of your web content using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). In this lesson, you will learn how to control web page presentation using your web authoring software. Some web authoring software provides direct support for CSS, while other products handle presentation in other ways. which may or may not be compliant with web standards. Which category does your web authoring software fall into? How could its support for CSS be improved?

Learner Outcome

At the completion of this exercise, you will be able to:

Examples of Style Techniques in Common Web Authoring Tools

Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

Microsoft FrontPage 2003

Other Web Authoring Software


All done?

Present both files to your instructor (the file you created in the previous unit, as well as the newly stylized version of that same file). Be prepared to explain to the instructor which styles you changed and how, in order to attain the current look and feel of your web page.