Difference between @import and link

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Using both @import and link tag you can include style sheet in a webpage. But there is a difference.

For performance “link” has a much better advantage.

Example of @import and link:

<link href="style.css" type="text/css" />

<style type="text/css">
@import url("style.css");

As @import allows you to import one style sheet into another but older browsers didn’t recognize @import so for old browser it is better to use <link>.

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