Style borderBottomColor Property

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Change the color of the bottom border of a <div> element to red:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderBottomColor = "red";

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Definition and Usage

The borderBottomColor property sets or returns the color of the bottom border of an element.

Browser Support

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The borderBottomColor property is supported in all major browsers.


Return the borderBottomColor property:

Set the borderBottomColor property:"color|transparent|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
color Specifies the color of the bottom border. Look at CSS Color Values for a complete list of possible color values. Default color is black
transparent The color of the bottom border is transparent (underlying content will shine through)
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: black 
Return Value: A String, representing the color of an element's bottom border
CSS Version CSS1

More Examples


Return the bottom border color of a <div> element:


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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Border

CSS reference: border-bottom-color property

HTML DOM reference: border property

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