The cssText property of the CSSStyleDeclaration interface returns or sets the text of the element's inline style declaration only. To be able to set a stylesheet rule dynamically, see Using dynamic styling information.

Not to be confused with stylesheet style-rule CSSRule.cssText.


<span id="s1" style="color: red;">
  Some text

  var elem = document.getElementById("s1");
  alert(elem.style.cssText); // "color: red;"


Browser compatibility

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cssTextChrome Full support 1Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 1IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support 6WebView Android Full support 4.4Chrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?


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