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The "margin" CSS Property


This shorthand property sets the margin for all four sides. Margin values may be negative.

Values for "margin"
CSS LevelValue
CSS Box Model Level 3"<'margin-top'>{1,4}", where <'margin-top'> = "<length-percentage> | auto"

Syntax Notes for "margin"

  • Specify the margins in this order: top, right, bottom, left.
  • If only one value is supplied, then it applies to the top, right, bottom, and left margins. If only two values are supplied, then the first value applies to the top and bottom margins and the second value applies to the right and left margins.

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