Exporting existing styles into an external style sheet


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Exporting existing styles into an external style sheet

We have gone about as far as we can go using our embedded styles. It's time to create an external style sheet, but before we do that, let's save our document. Go up to File > Save As and let's change this to version 04. Version 04 will be our example of how external style sheets work. There are many, many reasons for using an external style sheet. One, it's a best practice and two, it certainly will make your work a lot easier when you are working with a team or publishing a large website.

The idea of an external style sheet is that you have one style sheet and in the head of the document, you link your HTML page to that style sheet. You can link it to as many HTML pages as you want. So if you have a large, large website, say 20 pages and you need to make one change, you make that change in your external style sheet and it will apply itself across that entire website. It saves you a lot of time and a lot of work. Yes, websites and pages can have multiple style sheets...

Exporting existing styles into an external style sheet
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Exporting existing styles into an external style sheet provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laurie Burruss as part of the Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training

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