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Style paddingBottom Property

❮ Style Object

Example

Set the bottom padding of a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.paddingBottom = "50px";
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Definition and Usage

The paddingBottom property sets or returns the bottom padding of an element.

Both the margin property and the padding property insert space around an element. However, the difference is that margin inserts the space around the border, while padding inserts the space within the border of an element.


Browser Support

Property
paddingBottom Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the paddingBottom property:

object.style.paddingBottom

Set the paddingBottom property:

object.style.paddingBottom = "%|length|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
% Defines the bottom padding in % of the width of the parent element
length Defines the bottom padding in length units
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: 0
Return Value: A String, representing the bottom padding of an element
CSS Version CSS1

More Examples

Example

Change the bottom padding of a <div> element back to "normal":

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.paddingBottom = "0px";
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Example

Return the bottom padding of a <div> element:

alert(document.getElementById("myDiv").style.paddingBottom);
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Example

Difference between marginBottom and paddingBottom:

function changeMargin() {
  document.getElementById("myDiv").style.marginBottom = "100px";
}

function changePadding() {
  document.getElementById("myDiv2").style.paddingBottom = "100px";
}
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Padding

CSS reference: padding-bottom property

HTML DOM reference: padding property


❮ Style Object