icon property CSS Reference



Definition and Usage

The icon property provides the author the ability to style an element with an iconic equivalent.

Note: An element's icon is not used unless the "content" property is set to the value "icon"!

Default value: auto
Inherited: no
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.icon="url(image.png)"

Syntax

icon: auto|URL|inherit;

Values

ValueDescription
autoUses a default generic icon provided by the browser
URLRefers to one or more icons in a comma separated list
inheritSpecifies that the value of the icon property should be inherited from the parent element

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