Introduction to CSS Selectors and CSS Properties

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This practical lesson offers an introduction to some common CSS Selectors and CSS Properties.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to select an element using the element's tag name, class, and ID
  • Learn how to select a child element within a parent element
  • Learn how to select multiple elements using multiple selector syntax
  • Learn about the font-size, color, font-weight, background-color, and background-image CSS properties

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn about commonly used CSS Selectors and CSS Properties.


Anyone with an interest in CSS in general. The following lesson will serve as a brief introduction to CSS: Introduction to CSS Syntax


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Farish Kashefinejad, opens in a new tab
Full-Stack Development Content Creator
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Farish has worked in the EdTech industry for over six years. He is passionate about teaching valuable coding skills to help individuals and enterprises succeed.

Previously, Farish worked at 2U Inc in two concurrent roles. Farish worked as an adjunct instructor for 2U’s full-stack boot camps at UCLA and UCR. Farish also worked as a curriculum engineer for multiple full-stack boot camp programs. As a curriculum engineer, Farish’s role was to create activities, projects, and lesson plans taught in the boot camps used by over 50 University partners. Along with these duties, Farish also created nearly 80 videos for the full-stack blended online program.

Before 2U, Farish worked at Codecademy for over four years, both as a content creator and part of the curriculum experience team.

Farish is an avid powerlifter, sushi lover, and occasional Funko collector.

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