Your Search Results



    The :root CSS pseudo-class matches the root element of a tree representing the document. Applied to HTML, :root represents the <html> element and is identical to the selector html, except that its specificity is higher.


    Specification Status Comment
    Selectors Level 4
    The definition of ':root' in that specification.
    Working Draft No change
    Selectors Level 3
    The definition of ':root' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial definition

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 1 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 9 9.5 1.0
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? ? ? ? ?


    Document Tags and Contributors

    Last updated by: MusikAnimal,