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Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

border — IE4 P/P | IE5 P/Y | NN4 P/P | Op3 P/-

Synopsis

This is a shorthand property that defines the width, color, and style of the border of an element. Note that while none of the values are required, omitting the <border-style> value will result in no border being applied, since the default of border-style is none.

Example

H1 {border: 2px dashed maroon;}

Values

<border-width> || <border-style> || <color>

Default

not defined for shorthand properties

Inherited

no

Applies to

all elements

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