HOME HTML CSS JAVASCRIPT SQL PHP JQUERY XML ASP.NET MORE...
REFERENCES | EXAMPLES | FORUM | ABOUT

CSS Reference

CSS Reference CSS Selectors CSS Reference Aural CSS Web Safe Fonts CSS Units CSS Colors CSS Color Values CSS Color Names CSS Color HEX CSS3 Browser Support

CSS Properties

align-content align-items align-self animation animation-delay animation-direction animation-duration animation-fill-mode animation-iteration-count animation-name animation-play-state animation-timing-function backface-visibility background background-attachment background-clip background-color background-image background-origin background-position background-repeat background-size border border-bottom border-bottom-color border-bottom-left-radius border-bottom-right-radius border-bottom-style border-bottom-width border-collapse border-color border-image border-image-outset border-image-repeat border-image-slice border-image-source border-image-width border-left border-left-color border-left-style border-left-width border-radius border-right border-right-color border-right-style border-right-width border-spacing border-style border-top border-top-color border-top-left-radius border-top-right-radius border-top-style border-top-width border-width bottom box-shadow box-sizing caption-side clear clip color column-count column-fill column-gap column-rule column-rule-color column-rule-style column-rule-width column-span column-width columns content counter-increment counter-reset cursor direction display empty-cells flex flex-basis flex-direction flex-flow flex-grow flex-shrink flex-wrap float font @font-face font-family font-size font-size-adjust font-stretch font-style font-variant font-weight hanging-punctuation height icon justify-content @keyframes left letter-spacing line-height list-style list-style-image list-style-position list-style-type margin margin-bottom margin-left margin-right margin-top max-height max-width min-height min-width nav-down nav-index nav-left nav-right nav-up opacity order outline outline-color outline-offset outline-style outline-width overflow overflow-x overflow-y padding padding-bottom padding-left padding-right padding-top page-break-after page-break-before page-break-inside perspective perspective-origin position quotes resize right tab-size table-layout text-align text-align-last text-decoration text-decoration-color text-decoration-line text-indent text-justify text-overflow text-shadow text-transform top transform transform-origin transform-style transition transition-delay transition-duration transition-property transition-timing-function unicode-bidi vertical-align visibility white-space width word-break word-spacing word-wrap z-index

CSS font-size Property


Example

Set the font size for different HTML elements:

h1 {font-size:250%}
h2 {font-size:200%}
p {font-size:100%}

Try it yourself »

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The font-size property is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The font-size property sets the size of a font.

Default value: medium
Inherited: yes
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.fontSize="14px" Try it


CSS Syntax

font-size:medium|xx-small|x-small|small|large|x-large|xx-large|smaller|larger|length|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
medium Sets the font-size to a medium size. This is default Play it »
xx-small Sets the font-size to an xx-small size Play it »
x-small Sets the font-size to an extra small size Play it »
small Sets the font-size to a small size Play it »
large Sets the font-size to a large size Play it »
x-large Sets the font-size to an extra large size Play it »
xx-large Sets the font-size to an xx-large size Play it »
smaller Sets the font-size to a smaller size than the parent element Play it »
larger Sets the font-size to a larger size than the parent element Play it »
length Sets the font-size to a fixed size in px, cm, etc. Play it »
% Sets the font-size to a percent of  the parent element's font size Play it »
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

CSS tutorial: CSS Font

CSS reference: font property

HTML DOM reference: fontSize property



Your suggestion:

Close [X]

Thank You For Helping Us!

Your message has been sent to W3Schools.

Close [X]
Search w3schools.com:

WEB BUILDING

Download XML Editor FREE Website BUILDER Free HTML5 Templates

SHARE THIS PAGE