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CSS Pocket Reference, 4th Edition by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

pause-before

Values:

none | x-weak | weak | medium | strong | x-strong | <time>

Initial value:

User agent–dependent

Applies to:

All elements

Inherited:

No

Computed value:

The absolute time value

Description:

Defines the length of a pause that precedes the audio rendering of an element’s content. A pause is an interval in which no content is audibly rendered, although background sounds may still be audible. The pause is rendered before any cue that precedes the element (see cue-before and related properties).

Examples:

h1 {pause-before: 1s;}
ul {pause-before: 250ms;}

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