CSS3 transition-property Property


Hover over a <div> element, and change the width with a smooth transition effect:

div {
    -webkit-transition-property: width; /* Safari */
    transition-property: width;

div:hover {
    width: 300px;

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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.

Definition and Usage

The transition-property property specifies the name of the CSS property the transition effect is for (the transition effect will start when the specified CSS property changes).

Tip: A transition effect could typically occur when a user hover over an element.

Note: Always specify the transition-duration property, otherwise the duration is 0, and the transition will have no effect.

Default value: all
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.transitionProperty="width,height" Try it

Browser Support

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

Numbers followed by -webkit-, -moz- or -o- specify the first version that worked with a prefix.

transition-property 26.0
4.0 -webkit-
10.0 16.0
4.0 -moz-
3.1 -webkit- 
10.5 -o-

CSS Syntax

transition-property: none|all|property|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description
none No property will get a transition effect
all Default value. All properties will get a transition effect
property Defines a comma separated list of CSS property names the transition effect is for
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit


More Examples


Hover over a <div> element, and change the width AND height with a smooth transition effect:

div {
    -webkit-transition-property: width, height; /* Safari */
    transition-property: width, height;

div:hover {
    width: 300px;
    height: 300px;

Try it yourself »

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS3 Transitions

HTML DOM reference: transitionProperty property




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