The list-style-image CSS property specifies an image to be used as the list item marker. It is often more convenient to use the shorthand list-style.

Note: This property is applied to list items, i.e. elements with display: list-item; by default this includes <li> elements. Because this property is inherited, it can be set on the parent element (normally <ol> or <ul>) to let it apply to all list items.

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
list-style-image: none;

/* <url> values */
list-style-image: url('starsolid.gif');

/* Global values */
list-style-image: inherit;
list-style-image: initial;
list-style-image: unset;

Values

<url>
Location of image to use as the marker.
none
Specifies that no image is used as the marker. If this value is set, the marker defined in list-style-type will be used instead.

Formal syntax

<url> | none

Example

HTML

<ul>
  <li>Item 1</li>
  <li>Item 2</li>
</ul>

CSS

ul {
  list-style-image: url("https://mdn.mozillademos.org/files/11981/starsolid.gif");
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Lists Module Level 3
The definition of 'list-style-image' in that specification.
Working Draft Extends support to any <image> data type.
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1)
The definition of 'list-style-image' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Initial valuenone
Applies tolist items
Inheritedyes
Mediavisual
Computed valuenone or the image with its URI made absolute
Animation typediscrete
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support1121471
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support1 Yes12461 Yes

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