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CSS Content Property

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CSS content Property


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Definition

The content property is used with the :before and :after pseudo-elements to generate content to attach before or after a CSS selector.

Inherited: No


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.content="url(beep.wav)"

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can also find a full Style Object Reference.


Example

p:before
{
content: url("beep.wav")
}

img:before
{
content: attr(alt)
}

Possible Values

Value Description
string Defines text content. Default value is ""
url Defines a url
counter(name)
counter(name, list-style-type)
counters(name, string)
counters(name, string, list-style-type)
 
attr(X) Defines an attribute of a selector to be displayed before/after the selector
open-quote  
close-quote  
no-open-quote  
no-close-quote  



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