CSSStyleDeclaration.getPropertyValue()

The CSSStyleDeclaration.getPropertyValue() method interface returns a DOMString containing the value of a specified CSS property.

Syntax

var value = style.getPropertyValue(property);

Parameters

  • property is a DOMString representing the property name to be checked.

Return value

  • value is a DOMString containing the value of the property. If not set, returns the empty string.

Example

The following JavaScript code queries the value of the margin property in a CSS selector rule:

var declaration = document.styleSheets[0].cssRules[0].style;
var value = declaration.getPropertyValue('margin'); // "1px 2px"

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM)
The definition of 'CSSStyleDeclaration.getPropertyValue()' in that specification.
Working Draft  
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Style Specification
The definition of 'CSSStyleDeclaration' in that specification.
Obsolete  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ?

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