HTML Styles


The HTML Style Attribute

Setting the style of an HTML element, can be done with the style attribute.

The HTML style attribute has the following syntax:

style="property:value;"

The property is a CSS property. The value is a CSS value.

HTML Background Color

The background-color property defines the background color for an HTML element:

This example sets the background for a page to lightgrey:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body style="background-color:lightgrey;">

<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

HTML Text Color

The color property defines the text color for an HTML element:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1 style="color:blue;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="color:red;">This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

HTML Fonts

The font-family property defines the font to be used for an HTML element:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1 style="font-family:verdana;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="font-family:courier;">This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

HTML Text Size

The font-size property defines the text size for an HTML element:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1 style="font-size:300%;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="font-size:160%;">This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

HTML Text Alignment

The text-align property defines the horizontal text alignment for an HTML element:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1 style="text-align:center;">Centered heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>


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