10 CSS mistakes every web designer must avoid

In CSS, we've come a long way from using the CSS Zen Garden to convince the web to go table-less. But, as our websites get bigger, more interesting and use new, vendor-prefix-laden attributes, more people are interested in levelling up their CSS skills. Yet, where to start? How does a web developer learn good habits? What does 'bad' CSS look like, and what can you do about it? I'll share 10 habits in CSS that you can work to eliminate from your codebase, and how.

The bad habits can be divided into a few distinct categories to help you better understand them: overspecificity, workflow and the 'you know better's.

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