What is a style sheet?

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What is a style sheet?

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Within the context of web development, a style sheet is a CSS document which specifies the presentation of the content described by associated HTML.

In other words, style sheets style our web pages!

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In the context of saying that ‘Browsers, however, have built-in style sheets that will generally style these tags in the following ways:’, does that imply each browser has basic CSS code to use as a default for any HTML document?

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CSS stands for cascading style sheets. CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on a screen. There are two types of stylesheets External and Internal Style sheet.

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Any answer? It would be good to know how browsers process these tags by defult

Correct, browsers will fall back to their default CSS settings in the absence of any alternative CSS instructions.

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