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CSS How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Add Style to the Page

A very newbie question about brackets and curly braces.

Why are Curly Braces used in the CSS and Brackets are used in the HTML? Are Curly Braces needed for design edits? or is it just a way to organize content?

I noticed that my color stays blue if I use brackets instead of Curly Braces.

3 Answers

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

Both HTML and CSS are languages of their own. The brackets and curly braces here act as containers for grouped content. You will also notice that some languages use semicolons to end lines of code. All of this is dependent on the syntax of the language. In HTML you have a set of tags-opening and closing. Anything inside one of these tags is looked at as being contained within the element. In CSS the syntax tells us we need at least one selector (corresponds to an element in the HTML) followed by a pair of brackets with the properties you would like to set on that element. Language syntax will become clearer the more you use it.

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Thanks Chris