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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Fundamental Concepts The Cascade: Specificity and Source Order

Based on these rules, why is * always applied by CSS firs then?


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Since this is used to establish starting conditions, putting it first gives it the lowest source order priority. So if a different setting is needed on individual element(s), any rules that come later will override this one.