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  • Last Updated : 19 Aug, 2022
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The drop-shadow() function is an inbuilt function which is used to apply a filter to the image to set the shadow of the image. The drop-shadow() function creates a blurred shadow in a given offset and color. 

Syntax:

drop-shadow( offset-x offset-y blur-radius spread-radius color )

Parameters: This function accepts five parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • offset-x: This parameter sets the horizontal offset of an image. The positive value creates the offset to the right side and negative value creates the offset to the left side.
  • offset-y: This parameter sets the vertical offset of an image. The positive value creates the offset to the bottom side and negative value creates the offset to the top side.
  • blur-radius: It sets the value of blur radius. It is an optional parameter.
  • spread-radius: It sets the value of spread radius. It is an optional parameter.
  • color: It sets the color of drop shadow. Its optional parameter.

Below examples illustrate the drop-shadow() function in CSS: 

Example 1: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>CSS drop-shadow() Function</title>
     
    <style>
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        .drop_shadow_effect {
            filter: drop-shadow(10px 10px 10px yellow)
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
     
    <h2>CSS drop-shadow() function</h2>
     
    <img class="drop_shadow_effect" src=
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo">
</body>
 
</html>   

Output:

  

Example 2: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>CSS drop-shadow() Function</title>
     
    <style>
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        .drop_shadow_effect {
            filter: drop-shadow(-10px -10px 20px yellow)
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
     
    <h2>CSS drop-shadow() function</h2>
     
    <img class="drop_shadow_effect" src=
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo">
</body>
 
</html>

Output:

  

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by drop-shadow() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 18
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer not supported
  • Firefox 35
  • Safari 6
  • Opera 15

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