Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

CSS at its worst — when the order in which the rules are defined in a stylesheet matters, because, given the same selector specificity, the latest defined selector wins.

E.g. given this html structure:



If the child-foo class is defined after the child class, the border will have one color:





But if the child-foo class is defined before the child class, the border will have a different color:





And I was certain — certain — that given that the child-foo class if declared after the child class in the html class attribute, the child-foo will always win. But no, CSS reminded me today about its weirdness.
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