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CSS | skewX() Function

  • Last Updated : 08 Aug, 2019

The skewX() function is an inbuilt function which is used to transform an element in the horizontal direction in a 2D plane.

Syntax:

skewX( a )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter a which holds the angle representing the horizontal axis.

Below examples illustrate the skewX() function in CSS:

Example 1:






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>CSS skewX() function</title
  
    <style
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .skewX_image {
            transform: skewX(30deg);
        }
    </style
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS skewX() function</h2>
      
    <img class="skewX_image" src
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo"
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:

Example 2:




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>CSS skewX() function</title
  
    <style
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .GFG {
            font-size:35px;
            font-weight:bold;
            color:green;
            transform: skewX(45deg);
        }
    </style
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS skewX() function</h2>
      
    <div class="GFG">Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</div
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by skewX() function are listed below:

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



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