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How to hide an element when printing a web page using CSS?
  • Last Updated : 22 Mar, 2021

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: 
 

 

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