CSSStyleDeclaration.getPropertyValue()

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

Syntax

getPropertyValue(property)

Parameters

property

A string representing the property name (in hyphen case) to be checked.

Return value

A string containing the value of the property. If not set, returns the empty string.

Examples

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
CSS Object Model (CSSOM)
# dom-cssstyledeclaration-getpropertyvalue

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