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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Getting Started with CSS Importing Style Sheets with @import

What's the point for @import if I can use <link>

In HTML & CSS why should I use @import rather than <link> ??

1 Answer

Elizabeth Martinsen
Elizabeth Martinsen
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Hi! As I understand it, the most common use of @import is to connect stylesheets to each other. If you're connecting stylesheets to other documents, like calling them into your HTML, <link> is the preferred method.