Check out example codes for "dot and hash in css". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
.classname {
  background-color: green;
  color: white;
}
#idname {
  background-color: pink;
  color: white;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="classname">I am  green colour<div>
<div id="idname">I am  pink colour</div>
</body>
</html>

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