What to Expect1:37 with Guil Hernandez
Good use of CSS layout is important when building a website or app. No matter what type of site or app you want to build, you will use one -- or several -- CSS layout methods to arrange the content on the page.
To follow along with this course, you'll need basic knowledge of CSS. Make sure you've gone through our CSS Basics course before you take this one.
[MUSIC] 0:00 Hey everyone, I'm Guil. 0:04 Thanks for joining me here in CSS layout basics, where you'll learn 0:06 how to work with common layout methods used in web design and development. 0:09 Layout can be one of the trickiest parts of CSS to master, 0:13 because of all the different layout techniques available, 0:17 and some of the browser quirks that come with using them. 0:19 But good use of CSS layout is always important when building a web site or app, 0:22 no matter what type of site or app you wanna build, you will use one or 0:27 several CSS layout methods to arrange the content on the page. 0:31 You'll start by learning several layout tips and 0:35 methods commonly used by web designers and developers. 0:37 Then you'll get hands on practice with CSS layout techniques like display modes, 0:40 floats and positioning schemes like relative, absolute and fixed. 0:45 You'll learn the benefits of each method along with some of the difficulties you 0:49 might bump into while using them. 0:53 Then I'll teach you how to fix them. 0:54 Later in this course, you're going to use your new CSS layout skills 0:57 to build the layout for a simple web site called Best City Guide. 1:00 By the end of this course, you'll have a thorough understanding of CSS layout and 1:05 positioning techniques, and how to combine them to develop a solid layout. 1:09 That way you'll know exactly which methods to use on your next project. 1:13 Now, if you haven't taken the courses listed in the prerequisites, 1:18 I recommend you do. 1:21 Because we're going to be building on the concepts that were introduced 1:22 in those courses. 1:26 So I'm excited to give you the skills and 1:27 confidence to start building awesome layouts on your own. 1:29 Once you understand the core concept, 1:32 it's simple to create your own layouts with little to no hassle. 1:33
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