root property CSS Reference

Definition and Usage

The :root CSS pseudo-class matches the root element of a tree representing the document. Applied to HTML, :root represents the <html> element and is identical to the selector html, except that its specifity is higher.


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Desktop browsers

FeatureChromeFirefox (Gecko)Internet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support11.0 (1.7 or earlier)99.51.0

Mobile browsers

FeatureAndroidFirefox Mobile (Gecko)IE MobileOpera MobileSafari Mobile
Basic supportNANANANANA

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