CSSStyleDeclaration.removeProperty()

The CSSStyleDeclaration.removeProperty() method interface removes a property from a CSS style declaration object.

Syntax

var oldValue = style.removeProperty(property);

Parameters

  • property is a DOMString representing the property name to be removed. Note that multi-word property names are hyphenated and not camel-cased.

Return value

  • oldValue is a DOMString equal to the value of the CSS property before it was removed.

Exceptions

  • DOMException NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR: if the property or declaration block is read only.

Example

The following JavaScript code removes the background-color CSS property from a selector rule:

var declaration = document.styleSheets[0].rules[0].style;
var oldValue = declaration.removeProperty('background-color');

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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