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CSS font-style Property

CSS font-style Property

The CSS font-style property defines the font style for a text.

Demo:

Click the “Try it” button to make the paragraph “italic”:

This is a paragraph.


Syntax:

font-style: normal|italic|oblique;

normal (default) – the browser displays a normal font style.

italic – the browser displays an italic font style.

oblique – the browser displays an oblique font style.

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
.normal {
  font-style: normal;
}

.italic {
  font-style: italic;
}

.oblique {
  font-style: oblique;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<p class="normal">This is a paragraph (normal).</p>
<p class="italic">This is a paragraph (italic).</p>
<p class="oblique">This is a paragraph (oblique).</p>

</body>
</html>

Output:

This is a paragraph (normal).

This is a paragraph (italic).

This is a paragraph (oblique).


Read also:

CSS Fonts

CSS font-family Property

HTML Quotations