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Learn CSS and XHTML

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This excellent CSS & XHTML for Web Development course will teach you the process of building a structure for your web pages and then styling those web pages so that they look polished and professional, in the style and design you format. During this CSS & XHTML course you’ll learn that Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a versatile scripting language that allows designers great flexibility in terms of the visual appearance for a site they wish to create and affords them the means to change that appearance without having to recode web pages. With the flexibility and best practices that you gain during this CSS & XHTML course you’ll learn during the design process can turn an average web designer into a top notch designer, which will help you build your portfolio and client list.

Our courses couldn’t be more convenient, the course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What skills will I learn?

  • Learn to build up an HTML structure to organize content on a web page
  • Easily apply formatting to your HTML structure using CSS
  • Discover how to override inherited formatting using CSS
  • Change your web pages layout without changing your HTML
  • Manage your website file structure and preview your work using Dreamweaver

Meet the Instructor:

Ed Burke is a Boston-based designer and an Adobe Certified Expert. Ed has been designing and developing websites and print collateral for 14 years and has a BA in Information Systems and an Advanced Certificate in Human Computer Interaction; combined with his graphic design skills and foundation in painting, Ed bridges the gap between design and technology. Ed’s skills include Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, BBEdit, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Flash and InDesign. Ed has a background in graphic design, website design and development, direct marketing, software instruction, and runs his own design business, Very Groovy, Inc.

Course outline:

  • Module 01: Introduction To Building A Web Page
  • Module 02: Creating Html Documents
  • Module 03: Introduction To Css
  • Module 04: Adding Images
  • Module 05: Anchors & Hyperlinks
  • Module 06: More Css Techniques
  • Module 07: Organising Information With Tables & Definition Lists
  • Module 08: Creating Layouts
  • Module 09: Introduction To Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Module 10: Working With Dreamweaver

What are the requirements?

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.


Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a CSS & XHTML for Web Development certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

Career Path:

This excellent CSS & XHTML for Web Development course will qualify you to be a Web Developer. The average salary of a Web Developer in the UK is £24,888, and this will go up with experience ( With this course you could fulfil any of the following roles:

  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • WordPress Developer

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 61
1: Introduction To Building A Web Page
1. What is HTML?
2. Setting Up the Text Editor to Create XHTML
3. Creating Your First HTML File
4. Adding Formatting Tags & Previewing in a Browser
5. Getting Started with Cascading Style Sheets
6. How Pages are Served Up
7. Choosing an Editor
8. Project Management
2: Creating Html Documents
1. Understanding Tags, Elements & Attributes
2. Defining the Basic Structure with HTML, HEAD & BODY
3. Assigning a Title & Using Paragraphs
4. Using Heading Tags & Whitespace
5. Creating Unordered & Ordered Lists
6. Fine-tuning Tags with Attributes
7. Adding Bold & Italics
8. Understanding How a Browser Reads HTML
9. Doc Types & Browsers
3: Introduction To Css
1. What is CSS?
2. Internal Style Sheets, Selectors, Properties & Values
3. Building & Applying Class Selectors
4. Grouping Selectors
5. Creating Comments in Your Code
6. Using Div Tags & IDs to Format Layout
7. Understanding the Cascade & Avoiding Conflicts
4: Adding Images
1. Image Formats & Production Considerations
2. Optimizing Images for the Web
3. Introducing the IMG Tag
4. Relative vs. Absolute URLs
5. Fine-Tuning with Alt, Width & Height Attributes
5: Anchors & Hyperlinks
1. Creating Hyperlinks to Outside Websites
2. Creating Hyperlinks Between Documents
3. Linking to Email Addresses
4. Linking to a Specific Part of a Webpage
5. Linking Images
6: More Css Techniques
1. Managing CSS with External Style Sheets
2. Setting Hyperlinks with Pseudo-Classes
3. The CSS Box Model: Padding, Borders & Margins
4. Styling Unordered & Ordered Lists with CSS
5. Overriding the Inheritance of Attributes
7: Organizing Information With Tables & Definition Lists
1. Creating Tables & Table Attributes
2. Adding & Formatting Rows & Columns
3. Spanning Rows & Columns
4. Increasing Table Accessibility
5. Using Definition Lists to Organize Definition-Based Data
6. Using HTML Comments
8: Creating Layouts
1. Adding a Side Content Div to Your Layout
2. Applying Absolute Positioning
3. Applying Relative Positioning
4. Using the Float & Clear Properties
5. Understanding Overflow
6. Creating Auto-Centering Content
7. Using Fixed Positioning
9: Introduction To Adobe� Dreamweaver�
1. Getting Started with Dreamweaver & Setting Preferences
2. Creating a Local Site & Importing Files
3. Working in the Code, Design, & Split Views
4. Configuring FTP Options & Publishing Through Synchronization
5. Validating Your Code
10: Working With Dreamweaver
1. Editing Style Sheets in the CSS Panel
2. Creating Description & Keyword Meta Tags
3. Using Dreamweaver to Preview in a Web Browser
4. Credits
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