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Adam Akers
Adam Akers
7,357 Points

Eric Meyers Reset 2.0 is not allowing me to use 'font-family' in the universal selector (* {})

So far in my process I have been using Eric Meyers 2.0 reset for my pages. Something that I have noticed is that when I try to use font-family: while using his reset it just simply wont work. If I use the same rule down in body{} then I can get the desired effect. I've been able to mimic the same behavior on codepen. I've looked through the reset to see why this is happening. One thing I see is that there is a large list of general selectors and one of the declarations is font: inherit. I commented out this line and the font changed.

My question is, why would that line stop * {font-family: 'Nunito', sans-serif} from being applied to the rest of the document?

2 Answers

jason chan
jason chan
31,009 Points

use body instead not universal selector

Simply you can use

* {font-family: 'Nunito', sans-serif !important;}