border-top-color property CSS Reference



Definition and Usage

The border-top-color CSS property sets the color of the top border of an element. Note that in many cases the shorthand CSS properties border-color or border-top are more convenient and preferable.

  • Initial currentColor
  • Applies to all elements
  • Inherited no
  • Media visual
  • Computed Value If the value is translucent, the computed value will be the rgba() corresponding one. If it isn't, it will be the rgb() corresponding one. The transparent keyword maps to rgb(0,0,0).
  • Animatable yes, as a color
  • Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

Formal syntax: <color>
border-top-color: red
border-top-color: rgb(255, 128, 0)
border-top-color: hsla(100%, 50%, 25%, 0.75)
border-top-color: #ffbb00
border-top-color: currentColor
border-top-color: transparent
border-top-color: inherit

Values

<color>
Is a <color> CSS value describing the color of the top border.
inherit
Is a keyword denoting the color of the top border of the parent's element (which may be different from the border-top-color default value)

Examples

pre {
border: solid 0.3em gold;
border-top-color: red;
}
/* this has the same result:
pre {
border: solid 0.3em;
border-color: red gold gold; 
} */

Compatibility

Desktop browsers

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 4 3.5 1.0 (85)

Mobile browsers

Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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