The Ultimate CSS Reference


All the CSS knowledge you'll ever need!

eBook includes: pdf, epub, mobi


Almost every web site created today is built using CSS, which is why a thorough knowledge of this technology is mandatory for every web designer. There are plenty of good resources to help you learn the basics, but if you’re ready to truly master the intricacies of CSS, this is the book you need.

The Ultimate CSS Reference is the definitive resource for mastering CSS. The entire language is clearly and concisely covered, along with browser compatibility details, working examples, and easy-to-read descriptions.

Authored by two of the world’s most renowned CSS experts, this is a comprehensive reference that you’ll come back to time and time again.

Who should read this book?

This book is perfect anyone looking for an in-depth, accurate, and beautifully presented CSS reference. You won’t find a more up-to-date CSS reference that includes browser compatibility information, working examples and easy-to-read descriptions. The Ultimate CSS Reference contains all the CSS knowledge you’ll ever need and presents it to you in style.

Depending on your preference, you can choose the convenience, durability, and usability of a hard cover printed version, a transportable off-line version (PDF), or our freely accessible online version. Choose one or choose them all!

Meet the Authors

Tommy Olsson

Tommy has been designing web sites and intranets since writing his first line of HTML in 1993. Employed as a Technical Webmaster/Software Developer at a Swedish public agency, Olsson is a pragmatic evangelist for web standards and accessibility.

About Paul O’Brien

Paul is a freelance web designer specializing in CSS layouts. He entered the world of web design back in 1998, and what started as a hobby soon became a full-time occupation. You’ll often find Paul giving advice in the SitePoint forums, where he has racked up nearly 20,000 posts — all of them CSS-related.

Customer reviews


“Serious resource/reference book. Definitely one to have on the shelf.”


“Very comprehensive and detailed coverage of CSS. Not really aimed at beginners, but has a good general coverage of the theory behind CSS.”


“The layout is great and easy to follow. You get real-world examples to every element with suggestions and common pitfalls. You even get a chapter with workarounds, filters and hacks.”

eBook includes: pdf, epub, mobi
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