CSS Margin Top Property

Last Updated Jul 21, 2015, 12:00:06 PM

CSS Margin Top

The CSS margin-top property sets the margin space required on the top of an element

A negative value is also allowed.


Definition and Usage

Initial Value 0
Applies to all elements. It also applies to ::first-letter and ::first-line.
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 grammer


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Browser compatibility
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 1.0 3.5 3.0 1.0 1.0

Other Advanced CSS Margin Properties you might want to Learn

CSS margin-right property

CSS margin-left property

CSS margin-bottom property

Sources and Credits

The source of the content has been referred and updated with Mozilla Foundation and W3C Organization

Last Updated Jul 21, 2015, 12:00:06 PM