CSS Border


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CSS Border

The CSS border properties allow you to specify the style, size, and color of an Html element border. Following CSS border properties are used for Html elements,

  • border-style
  • border-width
  • border-color
  • border-radius

Border Style

The border-style property specifies what kind of border to display.

ValueDescription
noneIt is used for does not define any border.
dottedIt is used to define a dotted border.
dashedIt is used to define a dashed border.
solidIt is used to define a solid border.
doubleIt defines two borders with the same border-width value.
grooveIt defines a 3D grooved border. effect is generated according to border-color value.
ridgeIt defines a 3D ridged border. effect is generated according to border-color value.
insetIt defines a 3D inset border. effect is generated according to border-color value.
outsetIt defines a 3D outset border. effect is generated according to border-color value.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head>  
<style>  
p.none {border-style: none;}  
p.dotted {border-style: dotted;}  
p.dashed {border-style: dashed;}  
p.solid {border-style: solid;}  
p.double {border-style: double;}  
p.groove {border-style: groove;}  
p.ridge {border-style: ridge;}  
p.inset {border-style: inset;}  
p.outset {border-style: outset;}  
p.hidden {border-style: hidden;}  
</style>  
</head>  
<body>  
<p class="none">No border.</p>  
<p class="dotted">A dotted border.</p>  
<p class="dashed">A dashed border.</p>  
<p class="solid">A solid border.</p>  
<p class="double">A double border.</p>  
<p class="groove">A groove border.</p>  
<p class="ridge">A ridge border.</p>  
<p class="inset">An inset border.</p>  
<p class="outset">An outset border.</p>  
<p class="hidden">A hidden border.</p>  
</body>  
</html>

Output

No border.

A dotted border.

A dashed border.

A solid border.

A double border.

A groove border.

A ridge border.

An inset border.

An outset border.

Border Width

The border-width property is used to set the border width. It is set in pixels. You can also set the width of the border by using pre-defined values, thin, medium or thick.

Example: css border-color

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head>  
<style>  
p.para1w {  
    border-style: solid;  
    width:200px;
	border-color: green;  
}  
p.para2w {  
    border-style: solid;  
    width:100px;
    border-color: red;  
}   
</style>  
</head>  
<body>  
<p class="para1w">This is a solid red border</p>  
<p class="para2w">This is a solid green border</p>  
</body>  
</html>

Output

border-radius 50px

border-radius 10px

Border Color

This properties are used for set the color of Html elements border. There are three method to set the color of border.

  • Name: It specifies the color name. For example: "red".
  • RGB: It specifies the RGB value of the color. For example: "rgb(255,0,0)".
  • Hex: It specifies the hex value of the color. For example: "#ff0000".

Example: css border-color

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head>  
<style>  
p.para1 {  
    border-style: solid;  
    border-color: green;  
}  
p.para2 {  
    border-style: solid;  
    border-color: red;  
}   
</style>  
</head>  
<body>  
<p class="para1">This is a solid red border</p>  
<p class="para2">This is a solid green border</p>  
</body>  
</html>

Output

This is a solid red border

This is a solid green border

Border Radius

border-radius are used for give the radius for border, using this you can make a circle.

Example: css border-color

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head>  
<style>  
p.parar1 {  
    border-style: solid;  
    border-radius: 100%;  
    border-color: green;  
}  
p.parar2 {  
    border-style: solid;  
    border-radius: 50%; 
	height:100px;
	width:100px;
    border-color: red;  
}   
</style>  
</head>  
<body>  
<p class="parar1">This is a solid red border</p>  
<p class="parar2">This is a solid green border</p>  
</body>  
</html>

Output

border-radius 50px

border-radius 10px

Browser supported

Properties
borderYesYesYesYesYes

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