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HTML | DOM Style paddingBottom Property

  • Last Updated : 02 Aug, 2019

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.

Syntax :

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

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
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

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