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

The ::target-text CSS pseudo-element represents the text that has been scrolled to if the browser supports text fragments. It allows authors to choose how to highlight that section of text.

::target-text {
  background-color: pink;


::target-text {
  /* ... */


Highlighting text fragments

::target-text {
  background-color: rebeccapurple;
  color: white;

To see this CSS in action follow the link to scroll-to-text demo.


CSS Pseudo-Elements Module Level 4
# selectordef-target-text

Browser compatibility

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See also