The importance of the reset


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The importance of the reset

One of the terms that you hear are often talked about in CSS is something called the Reset, or the CSS Reset, or event sometimes known as the CSS Global Reset. In this movie, we will be exploring the importance of the reset and why it's useful to use this technique in your CSS coding. The first thing we need to talk about is the inconsistencies that browsers have just by nature. By default, browsers automatically have different margin dimensions around the edge of a site. They also have borders that sometimes magically appear around certain elements. They give you oftentimes a default padding added to your paragraph and heading tags.

They also have browser specific line heights and they also have specific font sizes set up for paragraph and header tags as well. All of these elements put together make for a very inconsistent look across the many spectrums of browsers that we have to target. Using a CSS Reset will actually strip out the default styling from these browsers, and it will give you a...

The importance of the reset
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The importance of the reset provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the CSS: Visual Optimization

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