CSS3 border-image-repeat Property


Specify how to repeat the image-border:

div {
    border-image-source: url(border.png);
    border-image-repeat: repeat;

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Definition and Usage

The border-image-repeat property specifies whether the image-border should be repeated, rounded or stretched.

Tip: Also look at the border-image property (a shorthand property for setting all the border-image-* properties). 

Default value: stretch
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.borderImageRepeat="round" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

border-image-repeat 15.0 11.0 15.0 6.0 15.0

CSS Syntax

border-image-repeat: stretch|repeat|round|initial|inherit;

Note: This property specifies how the images for the sides and the middle part of the border image are scaled and tiled. So, you can specify two values here. If the second value is omitted, it is assumed to be the same as the first.

Property Values

Value Description Play it
stretch Default value. The image is stretched to fill the area Play it »
repeat The image is tiled (repeated) to fill the area Play it »
round The image is tiled (repeated) to fill the area. If it does not fill the area with a whole number of tiles, the image is rescaled so it fits Play it »
space The image is tiled (repeated) to fill the area. If it does not fill the area with a whole number of tiles, the extra space is distributed around the tiles
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS3 tutorial: CSS3 Borders

CSS Reference: border-image property

CSS Reference: border-image-repeat property

CSS Reference: border-image-slice property

CSS Reference: border-image-source property

CSS Reference: border-image-width property

HTML DOM reference: borderImageRepeat property




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