CSS | ellipse () Function

The ellipse() function is an inbuilt function in CSS which is used to create floating text around the ellipse shape picture or anything else.
Syntax:

circle(100px 10 px at 10px 150px);

or

ellipse( percentage percentage );

Parameter: This function accepts single parameter length or percentage which is used to hold the value of radious. It is mandatory parameter.



Return value: It makes the text ellipse as user want.

Example 1: With percentage procedure we will proceed.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        CSS | ellipse() function
    </title>
  
    <style>
        div {
            float: left;
            width: 185px;
            height: 185px;
            shape-outside: ellipse();
        }
          
        img {
            border-radius: 0px 175px 175px 0px;
        }
          
        h1,
        h4 {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h4>CSS | ellipse() function</h4>
    <div>
        <img src=
             alt="Sample image">
    </div>
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</body>
  
</html>

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Example 2:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        CSS | ellipse() function
    </title>
  
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        img {
            -webkit-clip-path: ellipse(
              farthest-side closest-side at 50px 100px);
            
            clip-path: ellipse(
              farthest-side closest-side at 50px 100px);
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h4>CSS | ellipse() function</h4>
        <img src=
             alt="CSS ellipse function">
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by CSS | ellipse () Function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera


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