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

The ::spelling-error CSS pseudo-element represents a text segment which the user agent has flagged as incorrectly spelled.

::spelling-error {
  color: red;

Allowable properties

Only a small subset of CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::spelling-error in its selector:




Specification Status Comment
CSS Pseudo-Elements Level 4
The definition of '::spelling-error' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, mfluehr, wbamberg, rolfedh, cvrebert
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