Understanding CSS Inheritance Rules

Written by MMMan on. Posted in CSS, SharePoint

Like it or not, this may someday save your life.  Knowing how and why certain rules take precedence over others is the bread and butter of CSS, and also why it can be such a pain to master.  This article lays it really well and explains how the points system works.  Hopefully you’ll never see a need for “!important” ever again after reading and understanding this.


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Colin is a two-time SharePoint MVP and Consultant with over 15 years’ experience from both an information technology and software development background. He’s spent the past several years in the world of SharePoint, and has been involved with various software and infrastructure projects throughout his career.

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