CSS padding-right Property

The padding-right CSS property sets the padding space on the right side of an element.

Negative values are not valid.

This property doesn't have any effect on inline elements, like <span>.

Initial Value 0
Applies to All elements. An exception is made when the display property is set to table-row-group, table-header-group, table-footer-group, table-row, table-column-group and table-column. It also applies to ::first-letter.
Inherited No.
Animatable Yes. Padding space is animatable.
Version CSS1
DOM Syntax object.style.paddingRight = "40px";

With the help of the padding property you can set paddings on all the sides of an element with a single announcement.

Syntax

padding-right: length | initial | inherit;

Example of the padding-right property:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      p {
      border: 2px solid #000; 
      color: #8ebf42;
      padding-right: 100px;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Padding-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s...</p>
  </body>
</html>

Result

Example of the padding-right property with the "length" value:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      p {
      border: 2px solid #000; 
      color: #8ebf42;
      padding-right: 100pt;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Padding-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s</p>
  </body>
</html>

Example of the padding-right property specified in percentage:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      p{
      border: 3px solid #cccccc; 
      color: deepskyblue;
      padding:15px;
      padding-right: 10%;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Padding-left property example</h2>
    <p>
      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.
      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.
      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.
    </p>
  </body>
</html>

Values

Value Description
length It sets the right padding in px, pt, cm, etc. Its default value is 0px.
% It sets right padding in percent of the width of the 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+


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