Who to Change the Default Display Value using CSS



We can change the default value of how will the HTML element be rendered using the CSS Display property.

NOTE − The <div> element has a default CSS display set to block and <span> element has a default CSS display set to inline.

Solution

Selector {
   display: /*value*/
}

Example

Let’s see an example for changed default CSS Display property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Change default CSS Display</title>
<style>
form {
   width:70%;
   margin: 0 auto;
   text-align: center;
}
* {
   padding: 2px;
   margin:5px;
   box-sizing: border-box;
}
input[type="button"] {
   border-radius: 10px;
}
.child{
   display: inline-block;
   height: 40px;
   width: 40px;
   color: white;
   border: 4px solid black;
}
.child:nth-of-type(1){
   background-color: #FF8A00;
}
.child:nth-of-type(2){
   background-color: #F44336;
}
.child:nth-of-type(3){
   background-color: #C303C3;
}
.child:nth-of-type(4){
   background-color: #4CAF50;
}
.child:nth-of-type(5){
   background-color: #03A9F4;
}
.child:nth-of-type(6){
   background-color: #FEDC11;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>Change default CSS-Display</legend>
<div id="container">
<div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div>
</div><br>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Example

Let’s see another example of changed default CSS Display property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Change default CSS Display</title>
<style>
form {
   width:70%;
   margin: 0 auto;
   text-align: center;
}
* {
   padding: 2px;
   margin:5px;
   box-sizing: border-box;
}
input[type="button"] {
   border-radius: 10px;
}
.child{
   display: inline-block;
   height: 40px;
   width: 40px;
   color: white;
   border: 4px solid black;
}
.child:nth-of-type(1){
   background-color: #FF8A00;
}
.child:nth-of-type(2){
   background-color: #F44336;
}
.child:nth-of-type(3){
   background-color: #C303C3;
}
.child:nth-of-type(4){
   background-color: #4CAF50;
}
.child:nth-of-type(5){
   background-color: #03A9F4;
}
.child:nth-of-type(6){
   background-color: #FEDC11;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>Change default CSS-Display</legend>
<div id="container">
<div class="child"></div><div class="child primary"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child"></div><div class="child primary"></div><div class="child primary"></div>
</div><br>
<input type="button" value="Hide Primary Colors" onclick="displayNone()">
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
var primaryColor = document.getElementsByClassName('primary');
function displayNone(){
   for(var i=0; i<3; i++)
   primaryColor[i].style.display = 'none';
}
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Hide Primary Colors’ button −

After clicking ‘Hide Primary Colors’ button −

raja
Published on 07-Jan-2020 11:53:29
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