The CSS margin properties define the space around elements.
The margin clears an area around an element (outside the border). The margin does not have a
background color, and is completely transparent.
The top, right, bottom, and left margin can be changed independently using separate properties. A
shorthand margin property can also be used, to change all margins at once.
It is possible to use negative values, to overlap content.
In CSS, it is possible to specify different margins for different sides:
To shorten the code, it is possible to specify all the margin properties in one property. This is
called a shorthand property.
The shorthand property for all the margin properties is "margin":
The margin property can have from one to four values.
Set the top margin of a text using a
cm valueThis example demonstrates how to set the top margin of a text using a cm value.
Set the bottom margin of a
text using a percent valueThis example demonstrates how to set the bottom margin of a
text using a percent value.
The number in the "CSS" column indicates in which CSS version the property is defined
(CSS1 or CSS2).
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