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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Rem Units

IT Team Developer
IT Team Developer
2,570 Points

Which element is the ROOT element in rem?

rem will based on the size of root element, which element is the root? Is it always Body (if i defined font size in body)?

1 Answer

andren
andren
28,538 Points

The root element is the topmost element. In a HTML document that is the html element itself, which is above even the body element.

Hi andren,

Just to be sure.... I therefore define the font-size in html, most likely in percentages. Right?