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CSS | Style Declaration removeProperty() Method

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  • Last Updated : 15 Jul, 2022

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

html




<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>

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 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1

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