The "padding" CSS Property

Shorthand

This shorthand property sets the padding space on all sides of the content area. Padding values may not be negative.

Values for "padding"
CSS LevelValue
CSS 2.1"[ <length> | <percentage> ]{1,4}"
CSS3"[ <length> | <percentage> ]{1,4}"

Syntax Notes for "padding"

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

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