What is CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in Simple Words

What is CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in Simple Words?

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a style sheet language used to design web pages written in a Markup language like HTML, and it is an essential language for Frontend Developers.

CSS handles how your website design will look

In the following, you can see how a website looks without CSS and after adding CSS.

web page after adding css
web page without CSS

How does CSS help to design a Website?

  • Using CSS you can add Colors, Fonts of your choice.
  • CSS allows you to give shape to HTML elements, and it also gives you so many formatting options that you can apply to a website, such as – Border, Background color & image, Padding, Margin, Text Bold, Italic, etc.
  • You can apply the responsive design to a website, which means the design of a website can change according to the device size (Mobile, Desktop, Tablet).