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CSS | element Selector
  • Last Updated : 06 Aug, 2019

The element selector in CSS is used to select HTML elements which are required to be styled. In a selector declaration, there is the name of the HTML element and the CSS properties which are to be applied to that element is written inside the brackets {}.

Syntax:

element {
    \\ CSS property
}

Example 1:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>element selector</title>
          
        <style>
          
            /* h1 element selected here */
            h1 {
                color:green;
                text-align:center;
            }
              
            /* h2 element selected here */
            h2 {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>element Selector</h2>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Example 2:




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head
        <title>element selector</title
        <style
            h1 {
                text-align: center;
            }
            h2 {
                text-align: center;
                color: green;
                font: bolder cursive ;
            
            form {
                text-align: center;
            }
              
        </style
    </head
      
    <body
        <h1>FORM</h1
          
        <h2>Please fill in details:</h2
          
        <form action = "#"
            Name: <input type="text" value="name"><br
            Age: <input type="text" value="age"><br
            City: <input type="text" value="City"><br
        </form
    </body
</html>                    

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by element selector are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera



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