Style borderBottomStyle Property

❮ Style Object


Add a "solid" bottom border to a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderBottomStyle = "solid";
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Definition and Usage

The borderBottomStyle property sets or returns the style of the bottom border of an element.

Browser Support

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

borderBottomStyle 1.0 5.5 1.0 1.0 9.2

Note: The value "hidden" is not supported in IE7 and earlier versions. IE9 and later support "hidden".


Return the borderBottomStyle property:

Set the borderBottomStyle property:

Property Values

Value Description
none Defines no border. This is default
hidden Same as "none", except in border conflict resolution for table elements
dotted Defines a dotted border
dashed Defines a dashed border
solid Defines a solid border
double Defines two borders. The width of the two borders are the same as the border-width value
groove Defines a 3D grooved border. The effect depends on the border-color value
ridge Defines a 3D ridged border. The effect depends on the border-color value
inset Defines a 3D inset border. The effect depends on the border-color value
outset Defines a 3D outset border. The effect depends on the border-color value
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: none
Return Value: A String, representing the style of an element's bottom border
CSS Version CSS1

More Examples


Change the style of the bottom border of a <div> element to "dotted":

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderBottomStyle = "dotted";
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Return the bottom border style of a <div> element:

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A demonstration of all the different values:

var listValue = selectTag.options[selectTag.selectedIndex].text;
document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderBottomStyle = listValue;
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Border

CSS reference: border-bottom-style property

HTML DOM reference: border property

❮ Style Object