CSS | border-left Property

The border-left property in CSS is used to set all bottom left properties in one line. It is used to set the width, style, and color of the left border.


border-left: border-width border-style border-color|initial|

border-left is a shorthand to set the below property values.

Property Values:

  • border-width: It is used to set the width of border.
  • border-style: It is used to set the style of border. Its default value is ‘none’.
  • border-color: It is used to set the color of border.
  • initial: This property is used to set border-bottom to its default value.
  • inherit: This property is inherited from its parent.






<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>border-left property</title>
    <!-- border-bottom CSS property -->
        h1 {
            border-left: 5px solid green;
        h2 {
            border-left: 4px dotted black;
        div {
            border: 2px solid red;
            border-left: 2px dashed black;
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h2>border-left property</h2>
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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by border-left property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Internet Explorer 4.0
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera 1.0
  • Safari 3.5
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