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Aditya Raj
Aditya Raj
715 Points

from where do i get the normalise.css file? and what does it do?


3 Answers

18,814 Points

There are several popular css files used to normalize or reset styles across browsers. You can find the one I think you're talking about here. Personally, I'm partial to a complete reset, which you can find here.

There may also be a download link at the bottom of the video you're watching.

Happy coding!

Thomas Brun
Thomas Brun
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 5,896 Points


You can download normalize.css from here: https://github.com/necolas/normalize.css.

It is generally linked to in your HTML before any other CSS sheets, as seen below, since its aim is to provide better cross-browser consistency by applying default styling to many HTML elements.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">

Hope it helps!

All browsers have slightly different default styles. normalize.css is a set of styles designed to replace some of the defaults so that a way page will look more consistent across most browsers without the developer having to hand set everything.

While you do not need to use a CSS normalize or reset, it is a best practice and helps make styling webpages more faster and predictable :)