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HTML How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Style the Image Captions

John MacFadyen
John MacFadyen
7,249 Points

Does it matter what order the code is in on the CSS file? I am typing in what he has and am seeing no change.

I did not reorganize the main.css file in the video where he did and i am seeing no change when i edit the gallery and paragraphs.

3 Answers

Yes the order in which properties are defined is very important in css. As the properties down the documents override the ones before them, hence the cascading part of css. Check if that is in fact the problem. If not we can help you solve the problem better if you post the code.

Hope this helps

jason chan
jason chan
31,009 Points

yes it does

p  {color:red;}
p {color:green;}

Actually, I was wondering about this too. I know the order the properties matter, but does the order of the values in a property matter?

'''#gallery li a p { margin: 0; padding: 5%; font-size: 0.75em; color: #bdc3c7; }'''

'''#gallery li a p { color: #bdc3c7; margin: 0; font-size: 0.75em; padding: 5%; }'''

Would both of these rules do the same thing?