HTML for Dummies, Part 2: Basic CSS Attributes and Captioned Images


i can haz caption?
Photography: eva101

Does CSS frighten you?

You’re in good company. There are plenty of tech-savy people who are also frightened of CSS. And thus it is up to web designers to save the world.

Or is it?

Let’s face it—blogging platforms take care of the CSS plumbing for us. We casual users just want to pick the shower curtains. So here’s a cookbook to applying some basic attributes to text: color, font size, and margins. We’ll have a few more for next time.

And today’s extra special recipe is making captions that stay with images aligned to the left or right, like the pic to the right.

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