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Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards
9,097 Points

Why did he use the box-shadow property to make a border?

Is there an advantage to creating this with the box-shadow property instead of the border property?

Max Senden
Max Senden
23,177 Points

Hi Jonathan,

Could you provide us with a link to the video? There could be a myriad of reasons why one would decide to use box-shadows over borders and vice versa.

2 Answers

Daniel Newman
Daniel Newman
5,995 Points

Most likely it was done because using a box-shadow creates a more "gentle" border than using a 2px solid line or something of that nature. Probably just more asthetically pleasing.