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CSS Syntax

CSS Syntax

A syntax is basically a set of rules that generally consists of a selector, a property and a value, a CSS syntax contains a selector and a declaration block

  • If you want to style a text .It could be any tag like h1, h2, h3, P etc.
    These tags are called selector.
  • selector: It is the points to the HTML tag at which a style will be applied.
  • Property: It is a type of attribute to determine the style of HTML element. It could be any like color, border, background, padding, etc.
  • Value: It is assigned to the CSS properties. In the above Picture, value "blue" is assigned to color property.
  • Declaration block: contains one or more declarations (for above example: color: blue; font-size: 25px ;) separated by semicolon.
  • Each declaration needs a CSS property which is a value, separated by a colon.
  • Declaration blocks are always written inside the curly braces {} and always ends with semicolon (;) as mentioned in the above example.

Selector {property1: value; property2: value ;}

In this example we will see <H1> elements with a blue text-color, 25px font-size and text-align Center.

Here is the Example of CSS Syntax:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<h1 style="color: blue; font-size:25px; text-align:center;">Hello, Welcome to PHPTPOINT Tutorial </h1>
Output :

Hello, Welcome To PHPTPOINT Tutorial

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