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Crafting Custom CSS

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“Custom CSS” is often touted as a feature for blogging and website services like WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, and Squarespace. But a blank code editor can be a daunting thing for non-coders. Where do you even begin?

We’re going to tackle that problem in this session. We’ll explore the fundamentals of HTML & CSS, the building blocks of the web. You’ll learn how to use your browser to inspect page code, and how to write basic CSS to customize the look and feel of your blog or website.

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About the presenter: Andy is an organizer of the Toronto WordPress meetup group and WordCamp Toronto; a web developer with Brainrider and Marketers Without Borders; mentor at Ladies Learning Code; former instructor at George Brown College; and an instructor with @CampTechCo.

Key Take Aways

  • Basic HTML
  • Basic CSS
  • Relationship between HTML & CSS
  • How to inspect code with browser tools
  • Finding resources for further learning
Beginner Design & Development Session

Q: What kind of volunteer opportunities are there at PodCamp Toronto?

PodCamp Toronto is entirely volunteer-driven! We always need enthusiastic volunteers in a range of areas: manning the registration desk, room hosting and greeting attendees at our traditional Saturday night social. Many previous volunteers have gotten more serious and joined our core organizing team! For more details, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Samuel at volunteers@podcamptoronto.com.

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