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HTML HTML Video and Audio (Retired) Custom Media Players Create a Custom Skin

Robert Mews
Robert Mews
11,540 Points

What is the CSS video player selecting?

I'm curious on how the custom video CSS is selecting class elements if those elements don't appear in the html markup (i.e. .mejs-button, etc)?

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,252 Points

It's been a while,... but elements can be selected at attribute level as well as element type.

If you've got an example of mejs open, get it open in Chrome DevTools. Have a look at the CSS selectors with the inspector tool. You'll be able to see first hand how the skin is put together as well as the CSS that makes it up. You'll then quickly see how such skins are put together and how to target them with CSS. :-)