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CSS Comments

CSS Comments

Comments are used to explain the code, and may help when you edit the source code at a later date.

Comments are ignored by browsers.

A CSS comment is placed inside the <style> element, and starts with /* and ends with */:


/* This is a single-line comment */
p {
  color: red;

You can add comments wherever you want in the code:


p {
  color: red;  /* Set text color to red */

Comments can also span multiple lines: 


/* This is
a multi-line
comment */

p {
  color: red;

HTML and CSS Comments

From the HTML tutorial, you learned that you can add comments to your HTML source by using the <!--...--> syntax.

In the following example, we use a combination of HTML and CSS comments:


<!DOCTYPE html>
<head >
p {
  color: red; /* Set text color to red */
</style >

<h2 > My Heading </h2>

<!-- These paragraphs will be red -->
<p>Hello World! </p>
<p > This paragraph is styled with CSS.</p>
<p>CSS comments are not shown in the output. </p >