March 13, 2024, 11:53 a.m. | Mike Varenek

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CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is the language used to style and format the appearance of your web pages.

Selectors, Properties, and Values

CSS works by targeting specific elements in your HTML document and applying styles to them. This targeting is achieved through selectors. Selectors point to the HTML elements you want to style. Once you've selected the element, you define the styles using properties and values.

Here's an example to illustrate this:

/* Selector */
p {
/* Property: font-size …

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