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Mursal Furqan Kumbhar
Mursal Furqan Kumbhar

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Useful CSS Shorthand

As a developer, we must try to minimize our code as much as possible, without affecting the efficiency of our program/code. Be it on front-end side, server side, back-side, database queries or design code. We should learn positive shorthand for the same. Here we are discussing some useful CSS Shorthand for developers.

Font

Instead of

font-style: italic;
font-weight: bold;
font-size: 0.8em;
line-height: 1.2;
font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
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use

font: italic bold 0.8em/1.2 Arial, sans-serif;
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Background

Instead of

background-color: #000;
background-image: url(images/bg.gif);
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-position: left top;
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Use

background: #000 url(images/bg.gif) no-repeat left top;
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Border

Instead of

border-width: 1px;
border-style: solid;
border-color: black
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Use

border: 1px solid black;
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Margin

Instead of

margin-top: 10px;
margin-right: 15px;
margin-left: 20px;
margin: 25px;
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Use

margin: 10px 15px 20px 25px;
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Or instead of

margin-top: 10px;
margin-right: 10px;
margin-left: 10px;
margin: 10px;
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Use

margin: 10px;
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Transition

Instead of

transition-property: all;
transition-duration: 3s;
transition-timing-function: ease;
transition-delay: 1s;
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Use

transition: all 3s ease 1s;
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List

Instead of

list-style-type: disc;
list-style-position: inside;
list-style-image: url(disc.png)
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Use

list-style: disc inside url(disc.png)
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