This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The ::marker CSS pseudo-element selects the marker box of a list item, which typically contains a bullet or number. It works on any element or pseudo-element set to display: list-item, such as the <li> and <summary> elements.

::marker {
  color: blue;
  font-size: 1.2em;
}

Allowable properties

Only certain CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::marker as a selector:

Syntax

::marker

Example

HTML

<ul>
  <li>Peaches</li>
  <li>Apples</li>
  <li>Plums</li>
</ul>

CSS

ul li::marker {
  color: red;
  font-size: 1.5em;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Pseudo-Elements Level 4
The definition of '::marker' in that specification.
Working Draft No significant change.
CSS Lists Module Level 3
The definition of '::marker' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

No support  
No support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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