The Utility-First Workflow

Learn how to use Tailwind's utility classes to build a custom marketing page.

The Utility-First Workflow

In this lesson you'll learn about Tailwind's utility-first workflow, and how to use the utility classes generated by Tailwind's default design system to build a custom marketing page.

Here's the finished HTML for what we build in this lesson:

<html lang="en">
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
  <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="ie=edge">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="/build/tailwind.css">
<body class="bg-gray-100">
  <div class="px-8 py-12">
    <img class="h-10" src="/img/logo.svg" alt="Workcation">
    <img class="mt-6 rounded-lg shadow-xl" src="/img/beach-work.jpg" alt="Woman workcationing on the beach">
    <h1 class="mt-6 text-2xl font-bold text-gray-900 leading-tight">
      You can work from anywhere.
      <span class="text-indigo-500">Take advantage of it.</span>
    <p class="mt-2 text-gray-600">
      Workcation helps you find work-friendly rentals in beautiful locations so you can enjoy some nice weather even when you're not on vacation.
    <div class="mt-4">
      <a href="#" class="inline-block px-5 py-3 rounded-lg shadow-lg bg-indigo-500 hover:bg-indigo-400 text-sm text-white uppercase tracking-wider font-semibold">Book your escape</a>