CSS - margin-top


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Description

The margin-top property sets the width of the margin on the top of an element.

Possible Values

  • length − Any length value.

  • percentage − The margin's width is calculated with respect to the width of the element's containing block.

  • auto − Default, Let the browsers automatically set the margin.

Applies to

All the HTML elements.

DOM Syntax

object.style.marginTop = "5px"

Example

Here is the example −

<html>
   <head>
   </head>
   <body>
      <p style="margin-top: 15px; border:1px solid black;">
      This is a paragraph with a specified top margin
      </p>
      
      <p style="margin-top: 5%; border:1px solid black;">
      This is another paragraph with a specified top margin in percent
      </p>
   </body>
</html>

This will produce following result −



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