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The CSS Pocket Guide by Chris Casciano

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2. Web Browsers

Web browsers and their openness to consume what the world serves up are why we are able to design such rich sites that are easy to update and alter. Browsers are the yin to the web server’s yang. But as a content creator, the plethora of browsers can be a drag.

In this chapter, you will see some of the ways web browsers impact your CSS code, learn how to embrace the different platforms and devices that may view the pages you build, and see some frequent browser-related quirks and common ways to deal with them.

Where Do Styles Come From?

Before any document-specific styles are applied to your pages, browsers apply certain styles based on a combination of browser defaults, application preferences, and advanced user customization. ...

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