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

html

<!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>

                    

Output: 
Before printing the page: 
 


After printing the page: 
 


Example 2: In this example, use a media query to hide image elements when printing the web pages. 

html

<!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>

                    

Output: 
Before printing the page: 
 

After printing the page: 



Last Updated : 03 Aug, 2023
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