Style borderImage Property

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Specify an image as the border around a div element:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.borderImage = "url(border.png) 30 30 round";

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Definition and Usage

The borderImage property is a shorthand property for setting the borderImageSource, borderImageSlice, borderImageWidth, borderImageOutset and borderImageRepeat properties.

Omitted values are set to their default values.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The borderImage property is supported in Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Opera 15, Chrome, and Safari 6.

Safari 5 supports an alternative, the webkitBorderImage property.


Return the borderImage property:

Set the borderImage property:"source slice width outset repeat|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
borderImageSource The path to the image to be used as a border
borderImageSlice The inward offsets of the image-border
borderImageWidth The widths of the image-border
borderImageOutset The amount by which the border image area extends beyond the border box
borderImageRepeat Whether the image-border should be repeated, rounded or stretched
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 100% 1 0 stretch
Return Value: A String, representing the border-image property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS reference: border-image property

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