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This selector is like a wild card. It acts like a type element, except it matches any and every element it can. Therefore,
would turn every element in the entire document red.
The Universal Selector can be used as part of other selector types. For example:
would boldface any li element that is at least a grandchild of a div element.
You could color every element with a class attribute by writing:
Match any element that immediately follows an h1 with
is equivalent to
(ditto for IDs)