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This property is used to set the color of the cursor in inputs, text areas, or other editable areas.

Default Value: auto


caret-color: auto|color;

Property values:  

  • auto: It has a default value. It uses the current-color in the web browser.
  • color: It is used to specify the color value used for the caret. All values can be used (rgb, hex, named-color, etc).

The below examples illustrate the caret-color property in CSS: 



<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>caret-color property</title>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        .geeks {
            caret-color: red;
        .gfg {
            caret-color: transparent;
    <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks</h1>
    <h1>The caret-color Property</h1>
    <input value="geeksforgeeks"><br><br>
    <input class="geeks" value="C programming">
    <input class="gfg" value="Java programming">
    <p contenteditable class="geeks">
        A computer science portal for geeks


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by caret-color property are listed below:  

  • Google Chrome and above
  • Edge and above
  • Mozilla and above
  • Opera and above
  • Safari and above

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Last Updated : 04 Aug, 2023
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