What is the point of CSS collapsing margins?

The general meaning of “margin” isn’t to convey “move this over by 10px” but rather, “there must be 10px of empty space beside this element.” I’ve always found this is easiest to conceptualize with paragraphs. If you just gave paragraphs margin-top: 10px and had no margins on any other elements, a series of paragraphs would … Read more