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HTML5 for Designers, Part 2: Margin, List & Float

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 3/2/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 14m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware Included
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
Exams N/A

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Course description

This nine-part learning series course teaches you how to take full advantage of the new web standard for creating rich multimedia experiences. While learning at your own pace, you’ll discover how to approach site concept creation and bring your vision from the drawing board through to full operability. Master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself in bold new directions. Create dynamic web pages that offer a robust and interactive experience for your visitors. Code, develop, and test your websites Understand the many ways the newest version of HTML differs from previous iterations and how it can enhance your web development projects.


This course assumes a basic level of familiarity with HTML5. This course is part of 9 courses, HTML5 for Designers: Basics and Style Sheets; HTML5 for Designers: Margins, Lists and Float; HTML5 for Designers: Layouts and Navigation Bar; HTML5 for Designers: Markup and Elements; HTML5 for Designers: Input Types, JS/jQuery; HTML5 for Designers: Video, Audio, and Canvas; HTML5 for Designers: Curves and Styling; HTML5 for Designers: Fonts and Media Queries; and HTML5 for Designers: Geolocation and Drag/Drop. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

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Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Text, Margins, Lists, & Float

Text Size & Controlling Margins (21:48)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Sizing text with CSS (01:03)
  • Set Default Font Size (03:26)
  • M Unit Size Measurement (03:50)
  • Adding Space with Margins (02:17)
  • Controlling Margins (03:32)
  • Working with Line-Height (02:48)
  • Other Text Styles (04:29)
  • Summary (00:10)
Lists and Reset Files (27:11)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Working with Lists (01:33)
  • Unordered Lists (02:13)
  • Ordered Lists (01:22)
  • Definition Lists (03:11)
  • Styling HTML Lists (01:22)
  • Adding Background Colors (02:55)
  • Modify Margins (00:45)
  • Modify Padding (05:52)
  • Working With a CSS Reset File (03:36)
  • Attach a CSS Reset File (03:58)
  • Summary (00:10)
HTML Div Element & Float (25:23)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Working With HTML Div Element (04:54)
  • Working With the Margin (01:13)
  • Adding an Image (04:00)
  • Understand the Float Property (02:49)
  • 3 Main Values of the Float (02:43)
  • Location of Floated Object (03:14)
  • Working With Clear Property (01:12)
  • Adding a Clear Property (04:53)
  • Summary (00:10)