CSS Specificity helps browsers to decide which CSS property value will take precedence over other elements and is an important topic when developing websites and apps. Nobody likes to write CSS only to have it not do anything making you bang your head on the wall. CSS Specificity is often neglected and if not taken care off can waste more time trying to debug. Fold your sleeve and let’s see what you should know about CSS Specificity.
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