How do I connect my CSS stylesheet to my HTML page?

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How do I connect a CSS stylesheet to an HTML webpage? In this lesson, you’ll learn:

– The reason we have separate HTML and CSS files
– The purpose of HTML vs the purpose of CSS
– Why it’s good to keep content (HTML) separate from presentation (CSS)

By the end of this lesson you’ll know how to code:

– The LINK tag (to connect an external CSS stylesheet to your webpage)
– The REL and TYPE attributes (to describe the CSS stylesheet)
– The HREF attribute (to specify where to find the CSS stylesheet)


This is a sample lesson from the online course “Step-by-step HTML and CSS for Absolute Beginners”. Learn how to code HTML5 + CSS3 to create your own website in this beginner-level course. No coding experience required! Learn more at:

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Thanks for watching!
– Kathleen,

PS Thanks to Reverse Grip for letting me use “Raise Your Fist” as the intro/outro music for this video. You ROCK!!



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