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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Understanding Flexbox Flexbox Basics and Terminology

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A direct child is any node directly under a given selector, so for example:

div > p {
    color: red;

The above would only apply the color red to paragraphs that are directly inside of a div. That means if you had this structure:

<p>This would be red</p>
<p>This would be red</p>
<p>This would be red</p>
<p>This would be red</p>
<p>This would be red</p>

    <p>This would NOT be red</p>

The paragraph inside of the header would not have the color red applied to it.

Nour El-din El-helw
Nour El-din El-helw
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Oh! Thanks a lot for making it very clear. :)