CSS initial doesn’t do what you think it does

Another great video by Kevin Powell on one of those things in CSS that many may have heard of, but most likely don’t understand entirely (I know I didn’t for a very long time 😅).

We often think initial sets something back to how it started, but it actually does a lot more than that. Often, we’re looking for unset or revert instead.

The gist of the video is written down in this Twitter thread:

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Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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