Mastering CSS3 Selectors [Video]

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  • Develop the essential skills required to progress into professional CSS web designing
  • Leverage the power of selectors to target HTML elements based on any one of their attributes
  • Reduce the excess overhead on your web pages using combinator selectors
  • Manipulate the appearance of characters using inner content selectors
  • Control the styling of an item that is the focus of a hashtag link using the powerful target selector
  • Enhance the usability of your web pages by adding dynamic content on the fly with the help of structural selectors

If HTML is the skeleton of a web page, CSS is its flesh. To create amazing websites, web developers need to master CSS Selectors, which are the most critical things in the modern Web and form the backbone of CSS designs. Third-party tools such as jQuery are popular mainly because they allow you to select elements with ease using CSS selectors. Selectors in CSS allow designers to access HTML elements to enhance and manipulate the appearance and behavior of their web pages.

Mastering CSS3 Selectors focuses on the power of CSS3 selectors and how they can be intelligently leveraged to create powerful interactive sites. This video course explores CSS selectors in depth, demonstrating how to work with them on a granular level to confidently manipulate all the elements of a web page.

We'll start off the course with a quick refresher of the core CSS selectors available since CSS1 and become familiar with the Universal selector. We'll then move on to see how we can control the colors of actions and links in CSS and will get ourselves up-to-date with the changes that have taken place with them. Next we'll work with the new CSS2 and CSS3 attribute selectors and learn the basics of how to work with the lang attribute in HTML and the lang-CSS selector.

As we proceed, we'll master the usage of a wide array of selector techniques and tricks, including working with dynamic content around elements, manipulating inner content, understanding structural selectors, and more.

Taking an in-depth look at specific selectors within CSS3, by the end of the course you will have complete control over every element of a web page to make your site behave exactly the way you want it to.

Style and Approach

This video course is a compilation of easy-to-follow videos (focused on coding best practices) to construct powerful websites with the most recent advancements in CSS3 right from CSS1.

  • Make your web designs stand out by learning the most important aspects of CSS Selectors right from CSS1 to CSS3
  • Get to know all the new CSS3 selectors and work with them using jQuery, both via CSS and JavaScript 
  • Discover hacks and tricks with CSS3 selectors to create powerful, interactive websites
Course Length 1 hour 44 minutes
ISBN 9781786469724
Date Of Publication 30 Dec 2015


Ben Fhala

Ben Fhala discovered his passion for data visualization seven years ago while he was working at Parsons in New York, in their data visualization department, PIIM. He is the owner of the online video training school,, and an Adobe ACP. He enjoys spending most of his time learning and teaching and has a love for visual programming and visualization in general. Ben has had the honor of developing applications for members of the US Congress, Prime Ministers, and Presidents around the world. He has built many interactive experiences for companies such as Target, AT&T, Crayola, Marriott, Neutrogena, and Nokia. He has technically directed many award-winning projects and has been part of teams that have won three Agency of the Year awards.