12. Media: Printing and Other Devices

CSS is more than a language for describing the presentation of pages viewed on desktop browsers (in this chapter referred to as screen media). By specifying a media type associated with a style block, linked style sheet, or group of rules, you can target other media such as print, mobile devices, and screen readers.

Media Types

User agents are categorized by their features, or the features of the device they’re running on, into one of several media types. In some cases, such as a desktop browser with a print preview feature, the user agent can support multiple media types; however, only one type will be active at any given time.

List of Media Types

all: Intended for all devices

braille: Intended for ...

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