Font Style in CSS

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The CSS font-style property is used to specify normal, italic or oblique style for an element’s text.

Syntax

The syntax of CSS font-style property is as follows −

Selector {
   font-style: /*value*/
}

Example

The following examples illustrate CSS font-style property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
h2 {
   font-style: italic;
   background-color: steelblue;
   color: white;
}
p {
   font-style: oblique 10deg;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Fortran Tutorial for Beginners</h2>
<p>Fortran, as derived from Formula Translating System, is a general-purpose, imperative programming language.</p>
<p>It is used for numeric and scientific computing.</p>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
h3 {
   font-style: italic;
   background-color: mediumpurple;
   color: white;
   text-align: center;
}
li {
   font-family: "Comic Sans MS", cursive;
   font-style: oblique 5deg;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h3>Developers Best Practices Tutorial</h3>
<ul>
<li>Documentation is the key</li>
<li>Follow the standards</li>
<li>Write to be Reviewed</li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

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Published on 09-Jan-2020 14:42:08
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