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This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The -webkit-mask-position-y CSS property sets the initial vertical position of a mask image.

/* Keyword values */
-webkit-mask-position-y: top;
-webkit-mask-position-y: center;
-webkit-mask-position-y: bottom;

/* <percentage> values */
-webkit-mask-position-y: 100%;
-webkit-mask-position-y: -50%;

/* <length> values */
-webkit-mask-position-y: 50px;
-webkit-mask-position-y: -1cm;

/* Multiple values values */
-webkit-mask-position-y: 50px, 25%, -3em;

/* Global values */
-webkit-mask-position-y: inherit;
-webkit-mask-position-y: initial;
-webkit-mask-position-y: unset;

Initial value0%
Applies toall elements
Percentagesrefer to the size of the box itself
Computed valuefor <length> the absolute value, otherwise a percentage
Animation typediscrete
Canonical orderorder of appearance in the formal grammar of the values



A length indicating the position of the top side of the image relative to the box's top padding edge. Percentages are calculated against the vertical dimension of the box padding area. A value of 0% means the top edge of the image is aligned with the box's top padding edge and a value of 100% means the bottom edge of the image is aligned with the box's bottom padding edge.
Equivalent to 0%.
Equivalent to 100%.
Equivalent to 50%.

Formal syntax

[ <length-percentage> | top | center | bottom ]#

<length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>


.exampleOne {
  -webkit-mask-image: url(mask.png);
  -webkit-mask-position-y: bottom;

.exampleTwo {
  -webkit-mask-image: url(mask.png);
  -webkit-mask-position-y: 25%;


Not part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1.0 No support No support No support 4.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? No support No support No support ?

See also

-webkit-mask-position, -webkit-mask-position-x, -webkit-mask-origin, -webkit-mask-attachment

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