CSS | Style Declaration removeProperty() Method

The removeProperty() method is used to remove the existing CSS property.

Syntax: It is used to remove the specified CSS property.

object.removeProperty(propertyname)

Parameters: It accepts a single parameter:

  • propertyname: It is a required parameter that contains a string which represents the name of the property to be removed.

Return value: It returns the value of the removed property in the form of string.

Example: To show the working of the removeProperty() method:

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<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        CSS | Style Declaration removeProperty() Method
    </title>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        #p1 {
            color: green;
            font-size: 20;
            background-color: black;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p id="p1"> removeProperty() Method</p>
  
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Remove property
    </button>
  
    <p id="gfg"></p>
  
    <!-- Script to remove the property -->
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            var x = 
              document.styleSheets[
                0].cssRules[2].style;
            
            //  Remove the background color property.
            var propertyRemoved = 
                x.removeProperty(
                  "background-color");
            
            document.getElementById(
              "gfg").innerHTML =
                "Property removed is background-color i.e." 
            + propertyRemoved;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by Style Declaration removeProperty() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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