Universal Selector in CSS

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The CSS * selector is a universal selector which is used to select all elements of the HTML DOM.

Syntax

The syntax for CSS universal selector is as follows −

* {
   /*declarations*/
}

The following examples illustrate CSS universal selector −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
* {
   margin: 15px;
   padding: 5px;
   border: 2px solid black;
   box-shadow: inset 30px 0 8px lightblue;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<table>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
* {
   margin: 15px;
   padding: 5px;
   width: 200px;
   border: 2px solid black;
}
html::before {
   content: "one";
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
two
<div>three
<div>four
<div>five</div>
</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

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Published on 06-Jan-2020 09:56:02
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