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The Style paddingBottom property is used for setting or returning the bottom padding of an element. The padding property inserts the user desired space within the border of an element. 


  • To get the property:
  • To set the property value: = "%|length|initial|inherit"

Return Values: It returns a String, that represents the bottom padding of an element

Property Values :

  • % : It is used to define the bottom padding in % of the width of the parent element.
  • length : It is used to define the bottom padding in length units.
  • initial : It is used to set this property to its default value.
  • inherit : It is used to inherit this property from its parent element.

Below program illustrates the Style paddingBottom property method: 

Example: Setting the bottom padding of a <div> element. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Style paddingBottom in HTML</title>
    #MyElement {
      border: 1px solid black;
      background-color: green;
      width: 300px;
      height: 300px;
    h1 {
      color: green;
    h2 {
      font-family: Impact;
    body {
      text-align: center;
  <h2>Style paddingBottom</h2>
<p>For setting the bottom padding,
    double click the "Apply Bottom Padding" button: </p>
  <button ondblclick="padding()">Apply Bottom Padding</button>
  <div id="MyElement">
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    function padding() {
        .style.paddingBottom = "100px";


  • Before Clicking the button: 

  • After clicking the button: 

Supported Browsers: THe browser supported by HTML | DOM Style paddingBottom Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 4
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 3.5
  • Apple Safari 1

Last Updated : 08 Aug, 2022
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