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CSS Custom Properties In The Cascade

a deep-dive into what’s possible

Pushing past the “variable” metaphor, CSS Custom Properties can provide new ways to balance context and isolation in our patterns and components.

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A deeper dive into the [CSS Custom Properties for Cascading Variables][vars] specification. Why are they called custom properties, how do they work in the cascade, and what else can we do with them?