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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Media Query Basics

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Percentage ("%") is normally relative to the size of the containing element of the one you apply it to.

On the other hand, ems are relative to the font size in use on the element you apply them to. The name comes from the fact that the capital "M" is used as the basis for the measurement.