CSS Reference Property

border-top-color

The border-top-color property is used to set the color of the top border of an element.

Official Syntax

  • Syntax:

    border-top-color: <color>
  • Initial: currentColor
  • Applies To: all elements
  • Animatable: yes, as a <color>

Values

<color>
See the <color> property entry for a list of possible values.

Notes

The border-top-color property can also inherit the value of the element’s parent’s top border color using the keyword inherit.

Examples

The following are all valid border-top-color values set on an element. The element’s border style and border width are also set using the border-top-style and border-top-width respectively.

.element {
    border-top-style: dotted;
    border-top-width: 10px;

    border-top-color: red;
    /* or */
    border-top-color: #44aacf;
    /* or */
    border-top-color: rgba(255,0,10,.5);
}
                

Live Demo

Have a look at the live demo:

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Browser Support

The property works in all major browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, IE, and on Android and iOS.

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Last updated February 4, 2015 at 2:47 pm by Mary Lou

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