HTML DOM | Style paddingLeft Property

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

Syntax :

  • To get the property:
    object.style.paddingLeft
  • To set the property:
    object.style.left = "auto|length|%|initial|inherit"

Property Values :

  • auto : It is used to let the browser set the left position.
  • length : It is used to define the left padding in length units.
  • % : It is used to define the left padding in % of the width of the parent element.
  • 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 paddingLeft property method :

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

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>Style paddingLeft in HTML</title>
    <style>
        #MyElement {
            border: 1px solid black;
            background-color: green;
            width: 300px;
            height: 300px;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Style paddingLeft</h2>
  
    <p>For setting the left padding, 
      double click the "Apply Left Padding" button: </p>
    <br>
  
    <button ondblclick="padding()">Apply Left Padding</button>
  
    <div id="MyElement">
        Geeksforgeeks is a portal for geeks.
    </div>
  
    <script>
        function padding() {
            document.getElementById("MyElement")
            .style.paddingLeft = "100px";
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

chevron_right


Output:

  • Before Clicking the button:

  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The borowser supported byHTML DOM | Style paddingLeft Property are listed below:

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


My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

I am a technology enthusiast who has a keen interest in programming I am pursuing Engineering in Computer Science from GEU, Dehradun I like to unwind by watching movies and English sitcomsI have a keen interest in music

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.




Article Tags :

Be the First to upvote.


Please write to us at contribute@geeksforgeeks.org to report any issue with the above content.