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Amandeep Pasricha14,932 Points
Based on these rules, why is * always applied by CSS firs then?
Why are the styles with selector applied first then. Based on what Guil has taught, it seems counterintuitive as to why the styles for * are applied over all others? Such as applying the property border-box.
Steven Parker224,872 Points
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.