CSS Ruleset Terminology

I was trying to think of the name of a thing in the CSS vernacular the other day. It made me think we should have some kind of reference right here on CSS-Tricks, as a site with CSS in the title probably ought to have! So, here’s the basics.

Breaking that down…

The whole thing is a ruleset.
The curly braces and everything inside is a declaration block.
The bit before the opening curly brace is a selector

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