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CSS | Style Declaration removeProperty() Method

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  • Last Updated : 09 Aug, 2019

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

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


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:

        CSS | Style Declaration removeProperty() Method
        body {
            text-align: center;
        h1 {
            color: green;
        #p1 {
            color: green;
            font-size: 20;
            background-color: black;
    <p id="p1"> removeProperty() Method</p>
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Remove property
    <p id="gfg"></p>
    <!-- Script to remove the property -->
        function myFunction() {
            var x = 
            //  Remove the background color property.
            var propertyRemoved = 
              "gfg").innerHTML =
                "Property removed is background-color i.e." 
            + propertyRemoved;


  • 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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