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The list-style-image CSS property sets the image that will be used as the list item marker. It is often more convenient to use the shorthand list-style.

  • Initial value none
  • Applies to list items
  • Inherited yes
  • Media visual
  • Computed value none or the image with its URI made absolute
  • Animatable no
  • Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar


Formal syntax: <uri> | none
list-style-image: none
list-style-image: url(

list-style-image: inherit


Location of image to use as the marker.
Default value


View the live example

ul { list-style-image: url("images/arrow.gif") }


Specification Status Comment
CSS Lists and Counters Module Level 3 Working Draft Extends support to any <image> data type.
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1) Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 4.0 7.0 1.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1) 6.0 6.0 1.0

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