CSS | Border Images

The border-image property in CSS is used to specify the border of an image. This property creates a border using an image instead of a normal border. The property contains three-part that are listed below:

  • Complete image is used as border.
  • Slice of image is used as border
  • Middle section of image is used (repeated or stretched) as border

The border-image property is used to slice an image into nine sections, like a tic-tac-toe board.

Syntax:



element {
    border-image: url(border.png);
}

border-image properties: There are many border-image property which are listed below:

  • border-image-source: This property is used to set the image path.
  • border-image-width: This property is used to set the width of boarder image.
  • border-image-slice: This property is used to slice the border of the image.
  • border-image-repeat: This property is used to set the border of the image as rounded, repeated and stretched.
  • border-image-outset: This property is used to specify the amount by which the border image area extends beyond the border box.

Example:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>
            CSS | Border Images
        </title>
        <style>
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            .border1 { 
                border: 10px solid transparent;
                padding: 15px;
                border-image-source: url(
                border-image-repeat: round;
                border-image-slice: 30;
                border-image-width: 20px;
            }
            .border2 { 
                border: 10px solid transparent;
                padding: 15px;
                border-image: url(
                30 stretch;
            }
            .border3 {
                border: 10px solid transparent;
                padding: 15px;
                border-image: url(
                20% round;
            }
            div {
                margin-top:20px;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>border-image property</h2>
        <div class = "border1">Border 1</div>
        <div class = "border2">Border 2</div>
        <div class = "border3">Border 3</div>
    </body>
</html>                                    

chevron_right


Output:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by border-image property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 16.0
  • Internet Explorer 11.0
  • Firefox 15.0
  • Opera 15.0
  • Safari 6.0


My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.