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Revision 25854 of margin-bottom

  • Revision slug: CSS/margin-bottom
  • Revision title: margin-bottom
  • Revision id: 25854
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  • Creator: McGurk
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  • Comment Updated browser compatibility; 14 words added, 20 words removed

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{{ CSSRef() }}

Summary

The margin-bottom CSS property of an element sets the margin space required on the bottom of an element. A negative value is also allowed.

  • {{ Xref_cssinitial() }}: 0
  • Applies to: all elements except those with table display types other than table-caption, table, and inline-table
  • {{ Xref_cssinherited() }}: no
  • Percentages: refer to {{ Cssxref("width") }} of closest block-level ancestor
  • Media: {{ Xref_cssvisual() }}
  • {{ Xref_csscomputed() }}: the percentage as specified or the absolute length

Syntax

margin-bottom: {{ Xref_csslength() }} | {{ Xref_csspercentage() }} | {{ Cssxref("inherit") }} | {{ Cssxref("auto") }};

Values

<length>
Specifies a fixed width. See {{ xref_csslength() }} for possible values.
<percentage>
 A {{ xref_csspercentage() }} always relative to the width of the containing block.
auto
See {{ cssxref("margin") }}.

Examples

.content { margin-bottom: 5%; }
.sidebox { margin-bottom: 10px; }
.logo    { margin-bottom: -5px; }
#header  { margin-bottom: 1em; }

{{ JSFiddleLink("V3hrF") }}


Specifications

Browser compatibility

{{ CompatibilityTable() }}

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1.0 {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1") }} 3.0 3.5 1.0 (85)
auto value 1.0 {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1") }} 6.0 (strict mode) 3.5 1.0 (85)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 1.0 {{ CompatGeckoMobile("1") }} 6.0 6.0 1.0

See also

{{ CSS_Reference:Margin() }}

{{ languages( { "de": "de/CSS/margin-bottom", "ja": "ja/CSS/margin-bottom" } ) }}

Revision Source

<p>{{ CSSRef() }}</p>
<h3 name="Summary">Summary</h3>
<p>The <code>margin-bottom</code> <a href="/en/CSS" title="CSS">CSS</a> property of an element sets the margin space required on the bottom of an element. A negative value is also allowed.</p>
<ul> <li>{{ Xref_cssinitial() }}: <code>0</code></li> <li>Applies to: all elements except those with table display types other than <code>table-caption</code>, <code>table</code>, and <code>inline-table</code></li> <li>{{ Xref_cssinherited() }}: no</li> <li>Percentages: refer to {{ Cssxref("width") }} of closest block-level ancestor</li> <li>Media: {{ Xref_cssvisual() }}</li> <li>{{ Xref_csscomputed() }}: the percentage as specified or the absolute length</li>
</ul><h3 name="Syntax">Syntax</h3>
<pre class="eval">margin-bottom: {{ Xref_csslength() }} | {{ Xref_csspercentage() }} | {{ Cssxref("inherit") }} | {{ Cssxref("auto") }};
</pre>
<h3 name="Values">Values</h3>
<dl> <dt>&lt;length&gt;</dt> <dd>Specifies a fixed width. See {{ xref_csslength() }} for possible values.</dd> <dt>&lt;percentage&gt;</dt> <dd> A {{ xref_csspercentage() }} always relative to the <strong>width</strong> of the containing block.</dd> <dt>auto</dt> <dd>See {{ cssxref("margin") }}.</dd>
</dl>
<h3 name="Examples">Examples</h3>
<pre>.content { margin-bottom: 5%; }
.sidebox { margin-bottom: 10px; }
.logo    { margin-bottom: -5px; }
#header  { margin-bottom: 1em; }
</pre>
<p>{{ JSFiddleLink("V3hrF") }}</p><h3><br> Specifications</h3>
<ul> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS1#margin-bottom">CSS 1</a></li> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/box.html#margin-properties">CSS 2.1 box</a></li>
</ul><h3 name="Browser_Compatibility">Browser compatibility</h3>
<p>{{ CompatibilityTable() }}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop"> <table class="compat-table"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Feature</th> <th>Chrome</th> <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th> <th>Internet Explorer</th> <th>Opera</th> <th>Safari (WebKit)</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Basic support</td> <td>1.0</td> <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1") }}</td> <td>3.0</td> <td>3.5</td> <td>1.0 (85)</td> </tr> <tr> <td><code>auto</code> value</td> <td>1.0</td> <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1") }}</td> <td>6.0 (strict mode)</td> <td>3.5</td> <td>1.0 (85)</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile"> <table class="compat-table"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Feature</th> <th>Android</th> <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th> <th>IE Phone</th> <th>Opera Mobile</th> <th>Safari Mobile</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Basic support</td> <td>1.0</td> <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("1") }}</td> <td>6.0</td> <td>6.0</td> <td>1.0</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>
</div><h3>See also</h3>
<p>{{ CSS_Reference:Margin() }}</p>
<p>{{ languages( { "de": "de/CSS/margin-bottom", "ja": "ja/CSS/margin-bottom" } ) }}</p>
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