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Marcus H
Marcus H
4,267 Points

Skipping parts of the CSS track


I'm currently working my way through the web design track, I've finished the selectors part and now moved onto the advanced selectors. I feel this is too advanced and not needed by me at this stage as I'm just looking change the presentation of a page rather than get bogged down to very specific details of CSS.

Has anybody skipped a section which they didn't think was applicable to them?

Thanks, Marcus

2 Answers

Sarah Bradberry
Sarah Bradberry
7,115 Points

My feeling is that if you really don't have time then skip it. If you do have time, try it. It might have better solutions for what you're trying to do.

I've skipped around a lot before treehouse revamped the learning courses and introduced tracks. TBH it really depends on your skill level and what you are trying to achieve. For me though, I'm kind of glad I went through advanced selectors and the other topics cause it showed me a few tricks and shortcuts.

One thing I learned is that when styling, it's not always just finding an element and changing its values. Knowing how to select them properly, understanding exisiting css code and being able to edit it efficiently to achieve the desired effect can save you a lot time and headache.

But don't worry bout it to much cause to each there own. You can always go back later and pick up. Good Luck!