accent-color

Experimental

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

The accent-color CSS property sets the color of the elements accent. An accent appears in elements such as <input> of type="checkbox", or type="radio".

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
accent-color: auto;

/* <color> values */
accent-color: red;
accent-color: #5729e9;
accent-color: rgb(0, 200, 0);
accent-color: hsl(228, 4%, 24%);

/* Global values */
accent-color: inherit;
accent-color: initial;
accent-color: revert;
accent-color: unset;

Values

auto
Represents a UA-chosen color, which should match the accent color of the platform, if any.
<color>
Specifies the color to be used as the accent color.

Formal definition

Initial valueauto
Applies toall elements
Inheritedyes
Computed valueauto is computed as specified and <color> values are computed as defined for the color property.
Animation typeby computed value type

Formal syntax

auto | <color>

where
<color> = <rgb()> | <rgba()> | <hsl()> | <hsla()> | <hex-color> | <named-color> | currentcolor | <deprecated-system-color>

where
<rgb()> = rgb( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgb( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<rgba()> = rgba( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgba( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<hsl()> = hsl( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsl( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )
<hsla()> = hsla( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsla( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )

where
<alpha-value> = <number> | <percentage>
<hue> = <number> | <angle>

Examples

Setting a custom accent color

HTML

<input type="checkbox" checked />
<input type="checkbox" class="custom" checked />

CSS

input {
  accent-color: auto;
  display: block;
  width: 30px;
  height: 30px;
}

input.custom {
  accent-color: rebeccapurple;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 4 (CSS User Interface 4)
# widget-accent

Browser compatibility

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See also