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HTML | DOM Style borderStyle Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 30 Jul, 2019

The DOM Style borderStyle property is used to set or return the border style of an element.

Syntax:

  • To get the borderStyle
    object.style.borderStyle
  • To set the borderStyle
    object.style.borderStyle = "none | hidden | dotted | dashed | 
    solid | double | groove | ridge | inset | outset | initial |
    inherit"

Property Values: Each property value with the example.

Value Effect
none No border is created. This is the default value.
hidden Visually same as ‘none’, except it helps during border conflict resolution in table elements.
dotted Dots are used as the border.
dashed A dashed line is used as the border.
solid A single solid line is used as the border.
double Two lines are used as the border.
groove A 3D grooved border is displayed. The effect depends on border-color value.
ridge A 3D ridged border is displayed. The effect depends on border-color value.
inset A 3D inset border is displayed. The effect depends on border-color value.
outset A 3D outset border is displayed. The effect depends on border-color value.
initial Sets the property to its initial value.
inherit Sets the property to inherit from its parent.

These values are demonstrated with the below examples:

Example-1: Using the none value.






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
        GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well written
      and explained computer science and
      programming articles, quizzes and
      interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'none';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:
Before clicking the button:
none-before

After clicking the button:
none-after

Example-2: Using the hidden value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">  
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes and
      interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
        Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'hidden';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:
Before clicking the button:
hidden-before

After clicking the button:
hidden-after

Example-3: Using the dotted value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes 
      and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'dotted';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:
dotted-before



After clicking the button:
dotted-after

Example-4: Using the dashed value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer 
      science and programming articles, 
      quizzes and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'dashed';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:
Before clicking the button:
dashed-before

After clicking the button:

dashed-after

Example-5: Using the solid value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px dotted green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science portal
      with a huge variety of well written and
      explained computer science and programming
      articles, quizzes and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'solid';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:
Before clicking the button:
solid-before

After clicking the button:

solid-after

Example-6: Using the double value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes and
      interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'double';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

double-before

After clicking the button:

double-after

Example-7: Using the groove value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science portal
      with a huge variety of well written and 
      explained computer science and programming
      articles, quizzes and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'groove';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:
groove-before

After clicking the button:

groove-after

Example-8: Using the ridge value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
  </b>
    <p class="item"
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes 
      and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'ridge';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

ridge-before

After clicking the button:

ridge-after

Example-9: Using the inset value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
        DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes and
      interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'inset';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

inset-before

After clicking the button:

inset-after

Example-10: Using the outset value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px inset green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">  
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science portal
      with a huge variety of well written and 
      explained computer science and programming
      articles, quizzes and interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'outset';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

outset-before

After clicking the button:

outset-after

Example-11: Using the initial value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
    <p class="item">
      GeeksforGeeks is a computer science 
      portal with a huge variety of well 
      written and explained computer science
      and programming articles, quizzes and
      interview questions.
    </p>
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'initial';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

initial-before

After clicking the button:

initial-after

Example-12: Using the inherit value.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <title>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </title>
    <style>
        #parent {
            border-style: dotted;
            padding: 10px;
        }
          
        .item {
            padding: 10px;
            border: 15px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <b>
      DOM Style borderStyle Property
    </b>
  
    <div id="parent">
        <p class="item"
          GeeksforGeeks is a computer science portal
          with a huge variety of well written and 
          explained computer science and programming
          articles, quizzes and interview questions.
        </p>
    </div>
  
    <button onclick="changeBorderStyle()">
      Change style
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function changeBorderStyle() {
            elem = document.querySelector('.item');
  
            // Setting the border style
            elem.style.borderStyle = 'inherit';
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before clicking the button:

inherit-before

After clicking the button:

inherit-after

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by borderStyle property are listed below:

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

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