Written by Andrei MoraruAug 14, 2020

We are always happy when the developers from our community come up with different projects in mind that we can develop together. This was also the case with this new project that Andrei, a great developer in our community and also a Remote Warrior coach, wanted to share with all of us.

The project consists of a series of CSS courses created by Andrei with a lot of passion and dedication, giving from his knowledge gathered during years of work and sleepless nights the chance to learn, grow and become our best version in the future. You can find the other chapters of the course in the Tech section of our blog - here.

Now let's discover the next part of the course together! Enjoy!

  1. Topics of discussion
  2. CSS pseudo-selectors and pseudo-classes

1. Topics of discussion

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss pseudo-selectors and classes that can be used in CSS. So, let's have some fun.

2. CSS pseudo-selectors and pseudo-classes

Pseudo selectors in CSS are used to style different states of an element or certain elements of a given type without impacting the rest of the elements' style. They are used alongside a regular selector and you can identify a pseudo selector by the presence of the : or :: signs.

In this tutorial, I am going to go through the most common pseudo-selectors and I will leave a link for you to check out the others should you desire to do so.

Let's start off with some button and link related pseudo-selectors:

These pseudo selectors come in very handy when you want to style certain states of an element if the defaults are not to your liking. Let's move on to number based pseudo-selectors:

Finally, let's go through some content, text, and relational pseudo-selectors:

These are the most common pseudo-selectors you will use. If you want some further reading, take a look here.

And that about covers it for this tutorial. In the next one, we are going to talk about centering content inside an element. See you then.


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