Want to know how you rate with your CSS Skills, follow the skill level checklist below to see how you rate.
* Iâ€™ve heard of CSS, it is used in web design.
* I have downloaded and used a CSS template before.
* I have poked around in CSS files making small changes like changing colors and removing underlines from links.
* I understand that the purpose of CSS is keeping design and content separate, to the highest extent that is possible.
* I have made extensive modifications to a CSS template.
* I have used a WYSIWYG editor to create CSS web page.
* I have a basic understanding of CSS layout techniques.
* I have designed a reasonably complex website from scratch using only CSS for layout.
* I have a solid understanding of the structure of CSS, the CSS box model, and CSS positioning.
* I understand how to use float and deal with itâ€™s quirks.
* I have a basic understanding that different browsers render some CSS differently and that needs to be accounted for and tested.
* I have a growing collection of CSS resources to draw from.
* I do not use tables for layout whatsoever anymore. I understand that tables are for tabular data, not page layout.
* I have designed and coded a large number of CSS web sites. I can convert a design from any format into a CSS layout: Photoshop, Illustrator, napkin drawings, etc.
* I am completely comfortable writing and editing CSS by hand.
* I have a strong understanding of the cascading part of CSS. Particularly how some some CSS properties do, some donâ€™t, and some depend on how the value is declared.
* I have a solid understanding of cross-browser CSS. I know how to use browser specific CSS statements and delclare browser specific stylesheets.
* I know and have tried some CSS hacks and understand the advantages and disadvantages of using them.
* I have a strong understanding of the different sizing values available in CSS (e.g. em, px, %, pt, â€œsmallâ€, etc.) and in what situations each make the most sense.
* I can quickly troubleshoot and solve CSS problems.
* I have a great collection of tools and resources at my disposal for inspiration, debugging, or reference.
* I feel like I could tackle any design idea with CSS.
* I can do pixel-perfect cross-browser conversions of designs into CSS websites.
* I can visualize markup structure easily, just by looking at a design.
* I have utilized additional web technologies to expand the possibilities and break through the limitations of CSS.
* I have my own CSS framework I use, complete with my own customized CSS reset.
* I have a strong understanding of advanced CSS like pseudo classes, pseudo elements, and attribute selectors.
* I keep up to date on browser support and development progress.
* I am involved with the future of CSS specifications or support.
* I am a CSS Celebrity.
* Iâ€™ve written books, given seminars, taught classes, knew CSS since she was a little girl, etc.
* I donâ€™t need to do testing, I just know.
Skill level ratings taken from CSS Tricks.