padding-right property CSS Reference



Definition and Usage

The padding-right CSS property of an element sets the padding space required on the right side of an element. The padding area is the space between the content of the element and its border. Negative values are not allowed.

  • Initial 0
  • Applies to all elements except table-row-group, table-header-group, table-footer-group, table-row, table-column-group and table-column
  • Inherited no
  • Percentages refer to the width of the containing block
  • Media visual
  • Computed Value the percentage as specified or the absolute length
  • Animatable yes, as a length
  • Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

Formal syntax: <length> | <percentage>
padding-right: 0.5em;
padding-right: 0;
padding-right: 2cm;
padding-right: 10%
padding-right: inherit

Values

<length>
Specifies a positive fixed width. See <length> for details.
<percentage>
A percentage with respect to the width of the containing block.

Examples

.content { padding-right: 5%; }
.sidebox { padding-right: 10px; } 

Compatibility

Desktop browsers

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.0) 4.0 3.5 1.0 (85)

Mobile browsers

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

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