Visually, boxes are defined by their edges. In CSS, these edges are associated with the
Borders on web page elements are commonly assumed to be either invisible or a straight line of solid color. CSS provides far more flexibility and variety in border styles through properties such as
Goals: Customize the appearance of an element with various border styles.
Prerequisite: The CSS Box Model
Time: 1 hour
When You’re Done
Making borders, boxes and most everything else isn’t terribly effective unless you can place boxes where you want to on web pages, which is why we’ll be looking at basic layout next.
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