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CSS & CSS3 by Robin Nixon

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Working with the Cascade

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One of the most fundamental things about CSS properties is that they cascade, which is why they are called Cascading Style Sheets. But what does this mean?

Cascading is a method used to resolve potential conflicts between the various types of style sheet a browser supports, and apply them in order of precedence by who created them, the method used to create the style, and types of properties selected.

Web browsers use a predefined ...

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