External Style Sheets harness the real power of CSS, because they let you write a rule one time and then apply it to a bunch of different pages. All you need to do is add a link tag with three attributes to the head tag.
For this video and the two videos to your right, you can download the class handout for more details on specificity and the syntax of External Style Sheets and inline styles.
The CSS Listutorial gives you step-by-step instructions on how to build a navigation menu with hover effects using an HTML list and CSS. You can make vertical menus, horizontal menus, nested menus and more.
If you look around online, you can also find instructions on how to create other types of menus, such as a dropdown menu.
When we cover jQuery plugins in two weeks, you'll learn how to create menus with motion, like an accordion menu.
If you'd like to read more about inheritance or specificity, Smashing Magazine has thorough articles on both.
There's a specificity calculator you can use to figure out what will win on your page. Of course, you can also just preview the page for that information!
He works for Mullen, a digital marketing agency, and before that he worked for years at the Barbarian Group. The National Geographic Channel's Explore the '80s is a recent example of a project he helped create.
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