Stacking CSS Classes

By on July 19, 2004

Stop me if you’ve already heard this one, but you can simplify your CSS stylesheets by using multiple CSS classes on a single element. I only learned about this handy feature a year ago, so I’m assuming that some of you may have missed it as well. Allow me to demonstrate by way of example.

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Comments

  1. Deane informs me that he once sent me this tip in an email, with examples and everything, and I wrote him back and told him that it was a “confusing and useless” feature. Outlook search claims it never happened, but I’ll go ahead and publicly admit my egregious mistake and say that I was 100% wrong about that.

  2. I bet if you look through this site long enough, you’ll find some stacked classes somewhere. I’ve been using this for months now.

  3. Hi. I tried this method on a div, rather than a class. But it doesn’t seem to be working. Does it work for Divs?

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