Everything You Need to Know About CSS

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. It is a design language intended to simplify the process of making web pages presentable. CSS determines the visual structure, layout, and aesthetics. 

CSS allows you to format the design, style, font, and color of text; set margins and padding; background colors, and border styles. It can also be used to position content on a page.

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Advantages of CSS

There are a number of advantages of CSS, including:

  • CSS saves time - You can write the CSS once and can use it in multiple pages.
  • Faster page speed - CSS enables you to use less code, resulting in faster loading of pages.
  • Better user experience - CSS allows you to make pages in a user-friendly manner. You can add stylish buttons and animations with the help of CSS.
  • Compatible across devices - CSS combines with HTML to make the web page fully visible and easily navigable on all devices.

CSS Syntax

A CSS rule contains a selector and a declaration block.

selector { property: value }

Selector indicates the HTML element you want to style. It could be any tag such as <h>, <p> etc.

Declaration block contains the declaration separated by a semicolon.  

A Property is an attribute of an HTML element. It could be color, border, etc.

Values are assigned to the property.

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Now, you will see an example to understand the power of CSS

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Using CSS, you can create several animations and designs on your page.

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