HTML DOM Style outlineOffset Property

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The DOM style outlineOffset property returns and offsets the outline around an element in an HTML document.


Following is the syntax −

  • Returning outlineOffset
  • Modifying outlineOffset = “value”


Let us see an example of style outlineOffset property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   body {
      color: #000;
      background: lightblue;
      height: 100vh;
   p {
      background-color: seagreen;
      height: 200px;
      width: 200px;
      outline: 3px solid #000;
      border: 3px solid #fff;
      margin: 1.5rem auto;
   .btn {
      background: #db133a;
      border: none;
      height: 2rem;
      border-radius: 2px;
      width: 40%;
      display: block;
      color: #fff;
      outline: none;
      cursor: pointer;
<h1>DOM Style outlineOffset Property Example</h1>
<button onclick="add()" class="btn">Add offset</button>
   function add() {
      document.querySelector('p').style.outlineOffset = "8px";


This will produce the following output −

Click on “Add offset” button to add offset outline around green box.

Published on 23-Jul-2019 10:35:03