Understanding the Cascade


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Understanding the Cascade

Although it is a core CSS concept, many students are confused about the cascade of the cascading style sheets and how it works. In this movie we will explore the cascade and how we can take advantage of it to control our styles. Essentially the cascade states that the last style applied will win in the event of any conflict. So when a browser is interpreting your styles it looks at your external style sheets first then it renders those. It then looks for any embedded styles, styles that are going to exist in the Style tag in the Head of the document. That also applies to any styles that you have applied to your document using the Import rule. It's actually contained in the Style tag, so it would also override any external styles. Now lastly inline styles, the styles that you can apply directly to the tags themselves are applied and then they will override any external or embedded that they conflict with. This practice is discouraged against the accepted web standards of separating...

Understanding the Cascade
Video duration: 5m 50s 11h 10m Intermediate

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Understanding the Cascade provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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Web
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Dreamweaver
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