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8 CSS Properties to Know if You are a Beginner

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1. Display

This property specifies the display behavior of an element.

The most important values: block, inline, inline-block and none.

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2. Width and Height

These 2 properties are used to set the height and width of an element.

They can have the following values: auto, length, %, initial or inherit.

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3. Margin and Padding

These 2 dictate the spaces between elements on your website.

Margins affect the area outside of borders whereas paddings affect areas inside the border.

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4. Border

This one is pretty much self self explanatory, it specifies what kind of border to display.

A few if the values that are allowed: solid, none, hidden, dotted, double.

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5. Floats

This property is used for positioning and formatting content on your website.

It can have the following values: left, right, none, inherit.

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6. Flexbox

The Flexible Box Layout Module, makes it easier to design flexible responsive layout structure without using float or positioning.

Some properties are: justify-content, align-items, align-content.

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7. Color

This property specifies the color of text.

You can use an RBG value, a HEX value or the actual name of the color you want to use.

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8. Background

This property specifies the background color of an element.

You can use the same values like for the color property.

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