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CSS border-top Property

CSS border-top Property

The CSS border-top property is a shorthand property for:

border-top-width

border-top-style

border-top-color

Note: If you do not specify the border-top-color, the color applied will be the color of the text.

Syntax:

border-top: border-width border-style border-color;

border-top-width – defines the width of the top border.

border-top-style – defines the style of the top border.

border-top-color – defines the color of the top border.

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
h4 {
  border-top: 5px dotted red;
}

p {
  border-top: 4px dashed blue;
}

div {
  border-top: solid;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<h4>A heading with a dotted red top border.</h4>   
<p>A paragraph with a dashed blue top border.</p>
<div>A div element with a solid top border.</div>

</body>
</html>

Output:

A heading with a dotted red top border.

A paragraph with a dashed blue top border.

A div element with a solid top border.

Enjoy coding!

Read also:

CSS border Property

CSS border-bottom Property