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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Getting Started with CSS External Style Sheets

More than one linked stylesheets?

In the video towards the end Guil states "I'll usually try to keep it at one or two linked stylesheets." My question is: why would you ever need to link up more than one external stylesheet to your html file? Wouldn't they over-right each other?

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Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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One might overwrite the other, but you might have reasons to keep them separate. Or one might be to a stylesheet you have control over, and another one that you don't. For example, lets say you wanted to use bootstrap. You could have one link tag to fetch the bootstrap styles, and another link to your own personal styles, some of which might customize and override bootstrap's base styles.

Oh okay I haven't learned bootstrap yet but that makes sense, Perfect thank you.