Cascading Style Sheets/Glossary

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This is a glossary of the book, a list of keywords with definitions.

Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

D[edit]

declaration
One of the parts a CSS rule located in the curly brackets and separated by a semicolon, such as "font-weight: bold" in "span { font-weight: bold; background: yellow; }".

E[edit]

element 
A part of a document starting with an opening tag and ending with a closing tag, such as "<p><b>keyword</b> is important</p>".

P[edit]

Clipboard

To do:
Define property.

R[edit]

rule 
A string consisting of a selector, the "{" character, style specification, and the "}" character, such as "p { color: green; }".

S[edit]

selector 
The part of a CSS rule before the first "{".
shorthand property 
A CSS property that enables the setting of multiple properties as once, such as "border" as contrasts to non-shorthand properties "border-style" and "border-width".

T[edit]

tag 
The opening and closing sequence of characters of an element, such as "<p>" or "</p>". To be distinguished from element.

U[edit]

user agent 
The client application such as a web browser used with a particular network protocol, such as http: or ftp:.