This web site is about Cascading Style Sheets as a means to separate the presentation from the
structural markup of a web site, and it will help you answer some of those frequently asked Questions,
explains some of the Basics of CSS, gives you tips and tricks for tackling
the problems with Netscape 4, offers you a tutorial about
Positioning with CSS (CSS-P, web design
without tables). There is also a page with interesting Links.
Let's assume you want to build this web page - without (layout-)tables.
This tutorial will show you how easy this is, and provides you with both the CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and the graphics. Some CSS vs. NN 4.xx issues are previously addressed in "CSS Issues".
In step 1, Body, we build the scaffold for the page. Step 2, Positioning, will help you to fill this scaffold and will explain where to position what, and why. In Section 3, Fonts & Links, you'll learn which styles to choose for the fonts and links. Tips & Tricks will show you some details and how to circumvent some of the cross-browser related issues that cost so much time, hair and nerves. In the Materials section you will find the direct links to the stylesheets and graphics.
But before we start positioning, we have to understand the Basics of CSS, and you are new to CSS, then please go there first.
Now: let's start with the Body: