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    The list-style property is a shorthand property for setting list-style-type, list-style-image and list-style-position.

    • Initial value the concatenation of the initial values of its longhand properties:
      • list-style-type: disc
      • list-style-position: outside
      • list-style-image: none
    • Applies to list items
    • Inherited yes
    • Media visual
    • Computed value as each of the properties of the shorthand:
      • list-style-image: none or the image with its URI made absolute
      • list-style-position: as specified
      • list-style-type: as specified
    • Animatable no
    • Canonical order order of appearance in the formal grammar of the values


    /* type */
    list-style: square;
    /* image */
    list-style: url('../img/dino.png');
    /* position */
    list-style: inside;
    /* type | position */
    list-style: georgian inside;
    /* type | image | position */
    list-style: lower-roman url('../img/dino.png') outside;
    list-style: none;
    /* Global values */
    list-style: inherit;
    list-style: initial;
    list-style: unset;


    Accepts one, two or three keywords in any order. If list-style-type and list-style-image are both set, then list-style-type is used if the image is unavailable.

    See list-style-type
    See list-style-image
    See list-style-position

    Formal syntax

    <'list-style-type'> || <'list-style-position'> || <'list-style-image'>


    View the live example

    List 1
    <ul class="one">
      <li>List Item1</li>
      <li>List Item2</li>
      <li>List Item3</li>
    List 2
    <ul class="two">
      <li>List Item A</li>
      <li>List Item B</li>
      <li>List Item C</li>
    .one { list-style: circle; }
    .two { list-style: square inside; }


    Specification Status Comment
    CSS Lists and Counters Module Level 3
    The definition of 'list-style' in that specification.
    Working Draft No change.
    CSS Level 2 (Revision 1)
    The definition of 'list-style' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 4.0 7.0 1.0
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1) 6.0 6.0 1.0

    See also

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    Last updated by: Sebastianz,