CSS clear Property


Example

No floating elements allowed on the left or the right side of a specified <p> element:

img {
    float: left;
}

p.clear {
    clear: both;
}

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Definition and Usage

The clear property specifies which side(s) of an element other floating elements are not allowed.

Default value: none
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.clear="both" Try it

Browser Support

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

Property
clear 1.0 5.0 1.0 1.0 6.0

CSS Syntax

clear: none|left|right|both|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description
none Default. Allows floating elements on both sides
left No floating elements allowed on the left side
right No floating elements allowed on the right side
both No floating elements allowed on either the left or the right side
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Float

HTML DOM reference: clear property



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