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:root Has Higher Specificity Than html

The :root CSS pseudo-selector and html will target the same element — <html>, but :root has higher specificity. That means the property rules declared under :root will take precedence over those under html.

:root {
  background: red;
}

html {
  background: blue;
}

In the case of the above code, the <html> element’s background color will be red.

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