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CSS Sass Basics Improve Your Workflow with Sass Pass Content Blocks to Mixins

"I hope you can see how much fun mixins can be." Um, no, I don't.

There is so much to unpack from this tutorial, but the thing that bugs me the most is the organization. There is so much emphasis on cleaning up the code (DRY mantra) but it just doesn't appear that way to me. For this video, Guil lost me at the @content part. There is no explanation given as to how/why it's used. I've checked the documentation, but it's still hard to make sense of.

1 Answer

Gordon Munro
Gordon Munro
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 12,807 Points

Hi nicolaspeterson the @content rule allows you to add other styles to mixins where they are included. So when Guil adds the skewed mixin to the header element, he can add specific properties to it as well

@include skewed {
    background-color: $white;
    bottom: -25px;