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ePub Styling Essentials, Part 1: CSS

with John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 5/18/2015
Level Intermediate
Runtime 1h 2m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code N/A
Exams N/A

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Course description

In this 3 part learning series you’ll learn how to style electronic publications (ePub) for web viewing. The courses will start with an introduction to ePub, the CSS is, then Class and inline Styles. You will then learn how to edit text, starting with formatting, addressing headers, creating lists and adding page breaks. You will then learn how to create hyperlinks in your document, change fonts, add images and tables then to close you will see how to use multimedia and other options.


This course assumes familiarity with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. This course is part of a 3 part learning series. The courses should be taken in the following order, ePub Styling Essentials: CSS; ePub Styling Essentials: Text Formatting; and ePub Styling Essentials: Adding Media.

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John Wiley & Sons 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


Introduction to EPUBs (19:13)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Creating EPUBs (05:52)
  • ePub Pieces (04:56)
  • E-Reader Differences (04:24)
  • Nook Publisher Default (03:39)
  • Summary (00:10)
CSS (25:17)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Edit EPUB with Text Editor (03:48)
  • EPUB Components (03:23)
  • CSS Box Model (05:26)
  • Using the CSS Box Model (02:00)
  • CSS Syntax (04:58)
  • Using CSS Syntax (05:19)
  • Summary (00:10)
Class & Inline Styles (17:42)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Class Styles (05:50)
  • Using Class Styles (03:27)
  • Inline Styles (02:53)
  • Using Inline Styles (05:11)
  • Summary (00:10)