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CSSStyleDeclaration setProperty() Method
  • Last Updated : 10 Apr, 2019

The setProperty() method is used to modify the existing CSS property or set the new CSS in the declaration block.

Syntax: It is used to return the length property.

object.setProperty(propertyname, value, priority)

Parameters: It accepts three parameters:

  • propertyname: It is a required parameter that contains a string which represents the name of the property to set.
  • value: It is an optional parameter that contains a string which represents the new value.
  • priority: It is an optional parameter that contains a string which represents if the priority of the property should be set to important or not.

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




<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        #p1 {
            color: green;
            font-size: 20;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p id="p1">
      setProperty() Method
  </p>
  
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Set property
    </button>
  
    <p id="gfg"></p>
  
    <!-- Script to set the property -->
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            var x = 
              document.styleSheets[0].cssRules[2].style;
            
            x.setProperty("background-color", "black");
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button:

Supported Browsers:

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



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