How to hide an element when printing a web page using CSS?

The media query is used to hide an element when printing a web pages. Use @media print query and set the visibility hidden to that element which need to hide at printing.

Example 1: In this example, hide the element h1 at printing time. To hide the element h1 use media query and set visibility:hidden.

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Hide element at print</title>
        <style>
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            @media print {
               .noprint {
                  visibility: hidden;
               }
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1 class = "noprint">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <p>GeeksforGeeks: It is a computer science
        portal for geeks</p>
    </body>
</html>                                      

chevron_right


Output:
Before printing the page:

After printing the page:



Example 2: Tn this example, use media query to hide image element when print the web pages.

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Hide element at printing</title>
        <style>
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            @media print {
               img {
                  visibility: hidden;
               }
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <p>A computer science portal for geeks</p>
        <img src="gfg.png" alt="image">
        <style>
            .noprint {
                visibility: hidden;
            }
            </style>
    </body>
</html>                    

chevron_right


Output:
Before printing the page:

After printing the page:



My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.