How many CSS properties are there?
Tomasz Łakomy posted a joke tweet about naming all the CSS attributes and Tejas Kumar replied with a joke answer, going as far as making an npm module. You can even run a terminal command to see them:
You’ll get 259 of them. The source code uses the website quackit.com for the data, which I’d never heard of. 🤷♂️
I would have probably looked at MDN, where some quick
querySelectorAll handiwork in the console yields a different number: 584. But ooops, that’s full of selectors, at-rules, and other stuff. Their reference only lists 72, but says it’s incomplete.
W3Schools lists 228 of them. HTML Dog lists 125. Our almanac has 176, and I know we omit stuff on purpose (e.g. we file
margin instead of making its own entry).
The horse’s mouth?
520 distinct property names from 66 technical reports and 66 editors’ drafts.