Setting Margins for Individual Sides using CSS

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CSS allows us to control the space around individual sides of an element. The CSS margin property is a shorthand for the following properties: margin-top, margin-right, margin-bottom and margin-left.

Syntax

The syntax of CSS margin property is as follows −

Selector {
   margin-top: /*value*/
   margin-right: /*value*/
   margin-bottom: /*value*/
   margin-left: /*value*/
}

The following examples illustrate CSS margin property −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   margin-left: auto;
   margin-bottom: 4em;
   width: 30%;
   padding: 0.6rem;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 3px turquoise;
   outline: thin dotted;
   text-align: center;
}
div + div {
   margin-right: 30%;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 6px teal;
}
div + div + div {
   margin-left: 45%;
   margin-top: -190px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 6px orange;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div>
This is demo text
</div>
<div>One (different margins)</div>
<div>Two (different margins)</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   margin-top: 7%;
   margin-left: 25%;
   margin-bottom: -3em;
   width: 40px;
   height: 40px;
   padding: 0.6rem;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 3px turquoise;
   border-top-right-radius: 100px;
}
div + div {
   margin-right: 30%;
   border-top-right-radius: unset;
   border-top-left-radius: 100px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 6px teal;
}
div + div + div {
   margin-left: 25%;
   margin-top: -140px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 6px orange;
   border-bottom-right-radius: 100px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div></div>
<div></div>
<div></div>
</body>
</html>

Output

raja
Published on 06-Jan-2020 10:00:18
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