FAQ: Selectors - Class

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Why does the .title override the h1 selector?

Cause a class selector has an higher “specificity” than a tag selector.

Check this article in MDN: Specificity - CSS: Cascading Style Sheets | MDN.

“Specificity is a weight that is applied to a given CSS declaration, determined by the number of each selector type in the matching selector. When multiple declarations have equal specificity, the last declaration found in the CSS is applied to the element. Specificity only applies when the same element is targeted by multiple declarations. As per CSS rules, directly targeted elements will always take precedence over rules which an element inherits from its ancestor.”

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haha you beat me to it! :stuck_out_tongue:
@danberger7095893850
In short:
tag selector<class<id

:wink:

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Thanks for the information

What is the difference between class and id attributes?