Computing world has never been better and optimized with the star like qualities and inducting tool such as Cascading Style Sheet, popularly known as CSS. The third edition has suppressed all the needs for the best kind of development and designing tool for website domiciles. First, let’s have a brief outlook of CSS from the beginning carrying on till date. There have been many speculations about the presentation of a website. Especially when it came to interaction and communicating purpose, the most number of people would go for visual effects rather than simple formats. This is the reason for the birth of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) which is only concerned about the looks of your content. Some of the important things related to CSS are as follows:

  • HTML, XHTML and XML are some of the platforms where CSS can be applied.
  • Layout, colors, themes, and fonts are some of the dominant regions of the style formatting of CSS.
  • Accessibility, feasibility, flexibility and control of specific characterizations are maintained in a detailed cohesive manner with CSS.
  • Various methods to render can be adaptable such as on-screen, voice module, and print.
  • Depending on the content, CSS changes the user view and adapts to the screen.
  • Like Templates, CSS can be pre-defined and used for various contents with the same notions and styles.
  • Overriding functions along with hierarchy situational functions are optimized and layer by layer presented with CSS.

Cascading Style Sheets have been maintained by W3C i.e. World Wide Web Consortium and is universally adapted by professionals and amateurs. Validation is also required to fully operate the services of CSS. There have been many editions of CSS till date and the latest one being CSS 3.0 and also a better version is on roll. Some of the most special features of CSS 3.0 include the following:


CSS 3.0 inducts the ‘Module Model’ that comprises of several separate documents defining the various modes of styling. Earlier versions didn’t have this facility and used a large single allocation for adapting to the stylization. CSS 3.0 makes it comprehensive and breaks the process into smaller parts. This not only enhances the coding arena but also enhances the speed, durability, and reusability along with authentication process of CSS in a positive manner. Module Base is present in CSS 4.0 as well which is a pre-future reference to the next level of CSS.


CSS 3.0 gives the extensive support of upgrading to various modules. As of June 2012, there have been more than 50 CSS modules. All of them are published and present in a legal consortium to support the working and styling of websites and documents. Formal recommendations have also been published for CSS 3.0 with ‘Media Queries’ being the latest one on June 19, 2012.

CSS 3.0 is a vast domicile of the styling and profiling world. Gaining a respectable status with tools like, Candidate Recommendation (CR) and Multi Column Layout, CSS 3.0 is here to stay for a long time with extensive features and amazing aesthetic presence.