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<link href=",400,700" rel="stylesheet" />

<div class="drop-cap">
    <h2>DROPCAP LIST</h2>
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html {
  font-size: 18px;
  font-family: "Roboto Slab", serif;

h2 {
  font-size: 3rem;
  color: #d6a3cc;
  margin: 0;

.drop-cap {
  font-size: 1rem;
  max-width: 900px;
  margin: 100px auto;
  position: relative;
.drop-cap p {
  cursor: pointer;
  -webkit-transition: ease 0.3s;
  -o-transition: ease 0.3s;
  -moz-transition: ease 0.3s;
  transition: ease 0.3s;
  background: #fff;
  padding: 1rem 1rem 1rem 1.5rem;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin-bottom: 50px;
  z-index: 2;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 10px 10px 10px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  -moz-box-shadow: 10px 10px 10px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  box-shadow: 10px 10px 10px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
.drop-cap p:hover {
  -webkit-box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  -moz-box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  -webkit-transform: translatey(4px);
     -moz-transform: translatey(4px);
       -o-transform: translatey(4px);
          transform: translatey(4px);
.drop-cap p a {
  color: inherit;
  text-decoration: none;
  position: relative;
.drop-cap p a:after {
  position: absolute;
  content: "";
  border-bottom: 2px solid #d6a3cc;
  width: 100%;
  left: 0;
  bottom: 0px;
.drop-cap p::-moz-selection {
  color: #fff;
  background: #d6a3cc;
.drop-cap p::selection {
  color: #fff;
  background: #d6a3cc;
.drop-cap p:first-letter {
  z-index: 1;
  float: left;
  color: rgba(255, 0, 0, 0.2);
  margin-left: -40px;
  margin-top: -50px;
  font-size: 9rem;
  font-weight: 700;
  text-shadow: 10px 10px rgba(0, 0, 255, 0.2);

Let’s dive into this cool piece of code that’s all about jazzing up a webpage with some style. Imagine you’re flipping through a magazine and you see this giant letter at the start of a story. It looks pretty neat, right? This code does just that, but for a webpage.

First up, we’ve got the HTML part. It’s like the skeleton of your webpage. You’ve got a section that acts as a container. Inside this, there’s a bit where you can put your main heading – think of it as the title of your story. Then, there are paragraphs, which are your story. The magic starts with the first letter of these paragraphs.

Now, onto the CSS, which is where we add some flair. CSS is like the wardrobe for your webpage. It lets you dress up elements exactly how you want. Here, the CSS targets the first letter of every paragraph and makes it stand out. We’re talking bigger size, bold, maybe even a splash of color. It’s all about grabbing attention and making that first letter pop.

Imagine the first letter of your paragraph blooming on the screen, kind of like the opening act of a play, setting the stage for the story to unfold. That’s what this code does – it makes the start of your text an event of its own, inviting readers in with style and pizzazz.