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CSS border-top Property

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


border-top: border-width border-style border-color|initial|inherit;

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-top to its default value.
  • inherit: This property is inherited from its parent.

Example: In this example we are using the above-explained property.


<!-- HTML code to illustrates
border-top property -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>border-top property</title>
    <!-- border-top CSS property -->
        h1 {
            border-top: 5px solid green;
        h2 {
            border-top: 4px dotted black;
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h2>border-top property</h2>


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by border-top property are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 1.0 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 and above
  • Firefox 1.0 and above
  • Opera 3.5 and above
  • Safari 1.0 and above
Last Updated : 12 Jun, 2023
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