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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 scroll-to-text fragments. It allows authors to choose how to highlight that section of text.

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




Highlighting scroll-to-text

::target-text {
  background-color: rebeccapurple;
  color: white;
  font-weight: bold;

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


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

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also