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CSS margin-right Property

The margin-right property is used to define how much the right margin of the element will be set.

Negative values are allowed.

Initial Value 0
Applies to All elements. It also applies to ::first-letter.
Inherited No.
Animatable Yes. Right margin of the element is animatable.
Version CSS2
DOM Syntax object.style.marginRight = "50px";

Syntax

margin-right: length | auto | initial | inherit;

Example of the margin-right property:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .right {
      margin-right: 400px;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Margin-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.</p>
    <p class="right">Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.</p>
  </body>
</html>

Example of the right margin specified by "%":

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .right { margin-right: 50%;}
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Margin-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.</p>
    <p class="right">Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.</p>
  </body>
</html>

Values

Value Description
auto Sets the right margin. It is the default value of this property.
length Defines a right margin in px, pt, cm, etc. Default value is 0.
% Sets the right margin in % of containing element.
initial Makes the property use its default value.
inherit Inherits the property from its parents element.

Browser support

1.0+ 12.0+ 1.0+ 1.0+ 3.5+

Practice Your Knowledge

In the following code snippet, what value is given for the right margin: margin: 6px 12px 5px 15px;



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