The margin Shorthand Property in CSS

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The CSS margin shorthand property is used to define the margin area for an element. It sets values in clock-wise direction, i.e. margin-top, margin-right, margin-bottom and then margin-left.

Syntax

The syntax of CSS margin property is as follows −

Selector {
   margin: /*value*/
}

The following examples illustrate CSS margin shorthand property −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   margin: 7% auto -3% 25%;
   width: 40px;
   height: 40px;
   padding: 0.9rem;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 50px turquoise;
   border: thin solid;
}
div > div {
   border-top-right-radius: 100px;
   border-bottom-right-radius: 500px;
   border-top-left-radius: 30px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 6px navy;
}
div > div > div {
   padding: 0.3em;
   margin: 2px -40px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 16px orange;
   border-radius: 50%;
}
#one {
   padding: 50px;
   border-radius: 10px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="one">
<div>
<div></div>
</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
article {
   margin: 2em 1em;
   background-color: bisque;
}
span {
   margin: -23% 83%;
   border-left: dashed;
   background-image: linear-gradient(to right, lightgreen, forestgreen);
   font-size: 1.4em;
   font-style: italic;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
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<article>
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</article>
</body>
</html>

Output

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Published on 06-Jan-2020 10:03:30
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