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 No No No No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No No No No No No

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