-webkit-text-stroke

Non-standard: 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-text-stroke CSS property specifies the width and color of strokes for text characters. This is a shorthand property for the longhand properties -webkit-text-stroke-width and -webkit-text-stroke-color.

/* Width and color values */
-webkit-text-stroke: 4px navy;
text-stroke: 4px navy;

/* Global values */
-webkit-text-stroke: inherit;
-webkit-text-stroke: initial;
-webkit-text-stroke: unset;
text-stroke: inherit;
text-stroke: initial;
text-stroke: unset;

Constituent properties

This property is a shorthand for the following CSS properties:

Syntax

Values

<length>

The width of the stroke.

<color>

The color of the stroke.

Formal definition

Initial valueas each of the properties of the shorthand:
Applies toall elements
Inheritedyes
Computed valueas each of the properties of the shorthand:
Animation typeas each of the properties of the shorthand:

Formal syntax

-webkit-text-stroke = 
<line-width> ||
<color>

<line-width> =
<length [0,∞]> |
thin |
medium |
thick

Examples

Adding a red text stroke

HTML

<p id="example">The stroke of this text is red.</p>

CSS

#example {
  font-size: 3em;
  margin: 0;
  -webkit-text-stroke: 2px red;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Compatibility Standard
# the-webkit-text-stroke

Browser compatibility

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See also