Web Resources

The following hyperlinks are provided to assist in the development of campus websites. Any hyperlinks leading to external websites and resources are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. These external sites do not constitute an endorsement or any association with the University. Cal State L.A. bears no responsibility for the accuracy or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Cal State L.A. Web Server Support

Web Accessibility

  • ADA Section 508 Compliance: Every web page on the Cal State L.A. web site must adhere to Section 508 accessibility standards.
  • Tim Thatcher explains: A user-friendly explanation of web accessibility.
  • Creating Accessible Forms: General information and HTML markup for creating accessible forms.
  • Deprecated HTML tags: A list of deprecated "obsolete" elements and attributes, along with alternative options.
  • W3C Validation: An online Markup Validation Services that can check the markup validity of web documents in HTML, XHTML, SMIL, MathML and others.

Web Space

Workshops and Handouts

  • Handouts: Website contains handouts on the new Web Platform, Web Accessibility, Dreamweaver, FTP, and other web related applications and tools.
  • ITS Training Program: Online training for HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, and other web technologies is available 24/7 at Just-in-time Learning's lynda.com training.
  • Faculty Training: Workshops and training provided for faculty by the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning.


Cascading Style Sheets

  • CSS Tutorial at w3schools: Great tutorials with lots of examples and online controls to try the code yourself.
  • Cascading Style Sheets : An introduction guide to CSS, including various CSS tutorials.
  • CSS Play: For advanced users: CSS can do many things such as menus, photo galleries, image manipulation and more.