3. CSS Basics

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll familiarize yourself with CSS and learn

CSS (cascading style sheets) terms and terminology

The difference between HTML and CSS formatting

How the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect how browsers apply CSS formatting

How CSS can format objects

New features and capabilities of CSS3


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