CSS Syntax

selector {property: value;} External Style Sheet <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css" /> Internal Style <style type="text/css"> selector {property: value;} </style> Inline Style <tag style="property: value">


-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;

CSS Ordering

.selector { /* Positioning */  position: absolute;  z-index: 10;  top: 0;  right: 0;  /* Display & Box Model */  display: inline-block;  overflow: hidden;  box-sizing: border-box;  width: 100px;  height: 100px;  padding: 10px;  border: 10px solid #333;  margin: 10px;  /* Color */  background: #000;  color: #fff    /* Text */  font-family: sans-serif;  font-size: 16px;  line-height: 1.4;  text-align: right;  /* Other */  cursor: pointer; }

CSS Outline

outline: outline-color outline-style outline-width|initial|inherit;

CSS find active element


CSS General

Class String preceded by a period ID String preceded by a hash mark div Formats structure or block of text span Inline formatting color Foreground color cursor Appearance of the cursor display block; inline; list-item; none overflow How content overflowing its box is handled visible, hidden, scroll, auto visibility visible, hidden

CSS Position

clear Any floating elements around the element? both, left, right, none float Floats to a specified side left, right, none left The left position of an element auto, length values (pt, in, cm, px) top The top position of an element auto, length values (pt, in, cm, px) position static, relative, absolute z-index Element above or below overlapping elements? auto, integer (higher numbers on top)

CSS Font

font-style Italic, normal font-variant normal, small-caps font-weight bold, normal, lighter, bolder, integer (100-900) font-size Size of the font font-family Specific font(s) to be used

CSS Background

background-color Background color background-image Background image background-repeat repeat, no-repeat, repeat-x, repeat-y background-attachment Background image scroll with the element? scroll, fixed background-position (x y), top, center, bottom, left, right

CSS List

list-style-type Type of bullet or numbering in the list disc; circle; square; decimal; lower-roman; upper-roman; lower-alpha; upper-alpha; none list-style-position Position of the bullet or number in a list inside; outside list-style-image Image to be used as the bullet in a list

CSS Text

letter-spacing Space between letters line-height Vertical distance between baselines text-align Horizontal alignment text-decoration blink, line-through, none, overline, underline text-indent First line indentation text-transform capitalize, lowercase, uppercase vertical-align Vertical alignment word-spacing Spacing between words

Box Model

height; width; margin-top; margin-right; margin-bottom; margin-left; padding-top; padding-right; padding-bottom; padding-left;


border-width Width of the border border-style dashed; dotted; double; groove; inset; outset; ridge; solid; none border-color Color of the border

Setting a default browser outline


CSS Hiding an element

.hidden { position:absolute; left:-10000px; top:auto; width:1px; height:1px; overflow:hidden; }