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Revision 238804 of margin-top

  • Revision slug: CSS/margin-top
  • Revision title: margin-top
  • Revision id: 238804
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{{ CSSRef() }}

Summary

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

  • {{ Xref_cssinitial() }}: 0
  • Applies to: inline and block elements, table, inline-table and table-caption Elements
  • {{ Xref_cssinherited() }}: no
  • Percentages: refer always to width of the containing block
  • Media: {{ Xref_cssvisual() }}
  • {{ Xref_csscomputed() }}: the percentage as specified or the absolute length

Syntax

margin-top: {{ 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-top: 5%; }
.sidebox { margin-top: 10px; }
.logo    { margin-top: -5px; }
#footer  { margin-top: 1em; } 

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() }}

Revision Source

<p>{{ CSSRef() }}</p>
<h2 id="Summary">Summary</h2>
<p>The<code> margin-top </code>CSS property of an element sets the margin space required on the top of an element. A negative value is also allowed.</p>
<ul class="cssprop">
  <li><dfn>{{ Xref_cssinitial() }}:</dfn> <code>0</code></li>
  <li><dfn>Applies to:</dfn><code> inline </code>and<code> block </code>elements,<code> table</code>,<code> inline-table </code>and<code> table-caption</code> Elements</li>
  <li><dfn>{{ Xref_cssinherited() }}:</dfn> no</li>
  <li><dfn>Percentages:</dfn> refer always to <strong>width</strong> of the containing block</li>
  <li><dfn>Media:</dfn> {{ Xref_cssvisual() }}</li>
  <li><dfn>{{ Xref_csscomputed() }}:</dfn> the percentage as specified or the absolute length</li>
</ul>
<h2 id="Syntax">Syntax</h2>
<pre class="eval">margin-top: {{ Xref_csslength() }}| {{ Xref_csspercentage() }}| {{ Cssxref("inherit") }}| {{ Cssxref("auto") }}
</pre>
<h2 id="Values">Values</h2>
<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 id="Examples">Examples</h3>
<pre class="eval">.content { margin-top: 5%; }
.sidebox { margin-top: 10px; }
.logo    { margin-top: -5px; }
#footer  { margin-top: 1em; } 
</pre>
<h2 id="Specifications">Specifications</h2>
<ul>
  <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/box.html#margin-properties">CSS 2.1 box #margin</a></li>
</ul>
<h2 id="Browser_Compatibility" name="Browser_Compatibility">Browser compatibility</h2>
<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 id="See_also">See also</h3>
<ul>
  <li>{{ CSS_Reference:Margin() }}</li>
</ul>
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