CSS - Inheritance


Style properties are inherited by an element’s descendants unless otherwise specified.


  • The HTML
        My parent div element got the style property through the CSS rule 
        and I, the p element, inherit its properties because I'm one of its descendant 
        I'm also a descendant, second level :)
  • The Css
div { color: blue; }
  • The result:

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