CSS2 - Text Properties

This is a complete reference guide for web developers where we have listed all the CSS properties related to Text defined in the World Wide Web Consortium's Recommended Specification for Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2.

Click any property to see its description with examples −

Sr.No. Property & Description
1 color

Sets the color of an element.

2 direction

Defines direction of the flow of an element content.

3 line-height

Sets the distance between adjacent text baselines.

4 text-align

Sets the text alignment style for an element.

5 text-decoration

Defines any decoration for the text; values may be combined.

6 text-indent

Defines the indentation of the first line of text in an element; default is 0.

7 text-shadow

Creates text drop shadows of varying colors and offsets.

8 text-transform

Transforms the text in the element accordingly.

9 vertical-align

Sets the vertical positioning of an element.

10 white-space

Defines how whitespace within an element is handled.

11 word-spacing

Inserts additional space between words.