border-bottom-color

The border-bottom-color CSS property sets the color of an element's bottom border. It can also be set with the shorthand CSS properties border-color or border-bottom.

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Syntax

/* <color> values */
border-bottom-color: red;
border-bottom-color: #ffbb00;
border-bottom-color: rgb(255, 0, 0);
border-bottom-color: hsla(100%, 50%, 25%, 0.75);
border-bottom-color: currentcolor;
border-bottom-color: transparent;

/* Global values */
border-bottom-color: inherit;
border-bottom-color: initial;
border-bottom-color: revert;
border-bottom-color: revert-layer;
border-bottom-color: unset;

The border-bottom-color property is specified as a single value.

Values

<color>

The color of the bottom border.

Formal definition

Initial valuecurrentcolor
Applies toall elements. It also applies to ::first-letter.
Inheritedno
Computed valuecomputed color
Animation typea color

Formal syntax

border-bottom-color = 
<color>

Examples

A simple div with a border

HTML

<div class="mybox">
  <p>
    This is a box with a border around it. Note which side of the box is
    <span class="redtext">red</span>.
  </p>
</div>

CSS

.mybox {
  border: solid 0.3em gold;
  border-bottom-color: red;
  width: auto;
}

.redtext {
  color: red;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Unknown specification
# border-color

Browser compatibility

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See also