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CSS Margin

CSS margin property is used to space around an HTML element.

CSS Margin Properties

Property Description
margin It is used to set the all properties in one declaration.
margin-left It set the left margin of an element.
margin-right It set the right margin of an element.
margin-top It set the top margin of an element.
margin-bottom It set the bottom margin of an element.

CSS Margin Values

These are some values for margin property.

Value Description
auto It is used to let the browser calculate a margin.
length It specify the margin pt, px, cm, etc. its default value is 0px.
% It define the margin in percent of the width of containing element.
inherit Inherit margin from parent element.

Example 1

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This paragraph is not displayed with specified margin.

This paragraph is displayed with specified margin.

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