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CSS Syntax

A CSS rule set contains a selector and a declaration block.

CSS syntax

Selector: Selector indicates the HTML element you want to style. It could be any tag like <h1>, <title> etc.

Declaration Block: The declaration block can contain one or more declarations separated by a semicolon. For the above example, there are two declarations:

  1. color: yellow;
  2. font-size: 11 px;

Each declaration contains a property name and value, separated by a colon.

Property: A Property is a type of attribute of HTML element. It could be color, border etc.

Value: Values are assigned to CSS properties. In the above example, value "yellow" is assigned to color property.

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