Our volunteers haven't translated this article into Türkçe yet. Join us and help get the job done!
You can also read the article in English (US).

The text-emphasis-color CSS property defines the color used to draw emphasis marks on text being rendered in the HTML document. This value can also be set and reset using the text-emphasis shorthand.

/* Initial value */
text-emphasis-color: currentColor;

/* <color> */
text-emphasis-color: #555;
text-emphasis-color: blue;
text-emphasis-color: rgba(90, 200, 160, 0.8);
text-emphasis-color: transparent;

/* Global values */
text-emphasis-color: inherit;
text-emphasis-color: initial;
text-emphasis-color: unset;

Initial valuecurrentcolor
Applies toall elements
Inheritedno
Mediavisual
Computed valuecomputed color
Animation typea color
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

Values

<color>
Defines the color of the emphasis marks. If no color is present, it defaults to currentColor.

Formal syntax

<color>

where
<color> = <rgb()> | <rgba()> | <hsl()> | <hsla()> | <hex-color> | <named-color> | currentcolor | <deprecated-system-color>

where
<rgb()> = rgb( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgb( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<rgba()> = rgba( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgba( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<hsl()> = hsl( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsl( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )
<hsla()> = hsla( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsla( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )

where
<alpha-value> = <number> | <percentage>
<hue> = <number> | <angle>

Examples

CSS

h3 {
  text-emphasis-color: #555;
  text-emphasis-style: "*";
}

HTML

<p>Here's an example:</p>

<h3>This has emphasis marks!</h3>

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Text Decoration Module Level 3
The definition of 'text-emphasis' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

 

Update compatibility data on GitHub
DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 25
Prefixed
Full support 25
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Edge ? Firefox Full support 46
Full support 46
No support 45 — 49
Disabled
Disabled From version 45 until version 49 (exclusive): this feature is behind the layout.css.text-emphasis.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 15
Prefixed
Full support 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support 6.1
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
WebView Android Full support 4.4
Prefixed
Full support 4.4
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 46
Full support 46
No support 45 — 49
Disabled
Disabled From version 45 until version 49 (exclusive): this feature is behind the layout.css.text-emphasis.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 33
Prefixed
Full support 33
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari iOS Full support 7.1Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

 

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, mfluehr, Sheppy, chrisdavidmills, teoli, yisibl, upsuper
Last updated by: fscholz,