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I’ve always done option 2, but I just read an article about slower css performance that way, but I think it’s a really small hit for most small-medium sites.

It’s preference more than anything, but I like keeping my HTML as clean as possible and rarely even use IDs or classes because I can target things pretty easily most of the time without them.

I bought a book called SMACSS that talks about the option 1 method, but I personally don’t like having to break things down into smaller pieces unless it’s way more efficient to do so.

I can’t stand when I have to work on other people’s code and there’s no rhyme or reason to their naming conventions, so either way, the names should make sense. Good luck!