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Unit 3: CSS Site Styling

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By Mipam Lauder in the group COMP 266 February 12, 2021 - 10:59pm

Learning CSS was quite difficult for me. I understand the basics, but using css to turn a basic web page into a modern looking web page is much more difficult than I originally had thought. I feel that I lack the creative flair required to make a really nice looking web page, but I'm happy with the basic styling that I was able to accomplish. In total I probably spent around 40 hours learning css basics and playing around with styles, trying to make them work for my site.

I looked through the style sheets of almost every web site that I visit on a regular basis to see how the sites are styled. I used the mozilla resources at to do most of my learning, along with w3schools:

I really like drop down menus, and found a good resource here: that I used to create my drop downs.

The styles I chose, blue for a nautical theme, allow for easy reading, matching my scenarios.

Website files:Unit 3 website files