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A style sheet contains several rules (CSS rules). A CSS rule is made of two elements: a selector and one or more declarations enclosed in braces ({}). The syntax for a CSS rule is shown below:

Syntax of a CSS style rule can be understood clearly by looking at the figure below:

css-syntax

The selector specifies the HTML element to which the presentation effects should be applied and the declaration contains two parts: property-name and property-value. A HTML element can have several presentational properties and corresponding property values. An example for applying green colour to a paragraph element is shown below:

 

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