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CSS radial-gradient() Function

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A radial gradient with evenly spaced color stops:

#grad {
  background-image: radial-gradient(red, green, blue);
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.

Definition and Usage

The radial-gradient() function sets a radial gradient as the background image.

A radial gradient is defined by its center.

To create a radial gradient you must define at least two color stops.

Example of Radial Gradient:

Radial gradient

Version: CSS3

Browser Support

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

Numbers followed by -webkit-, -moz-, or -o- specify the first version that worked with a prefix.

radial-gradient() 26.0
10.0 -webkit-
10.0 16.0
3.6 -moz-
5.1 -webkit-
11.6 -o-

CSS Syntax

background-image: radial-gradient(shape size at position, start-color, ..., last-color);
Value Description
shape Defines the shape of the gradient. Possible values:
  • ellipse (default)
  • circle
size Defines the size of the gradient. Possible values:
  • farthest-corner (default)
  • closest-side
  • closest-corner
  • farthest-side
position Defines the position of the gradient. Default is "center"
start-color, ..., last-color Color stops are the colors you want to render smooth transitions among. This value consists of a color value, followed by an optional stop position (a percentage between 0% and 100% or a length along the gradient axis).

More Examples


A radial gradient with differently spaced color stops:

#grad {
  background-image: radial-gradient(red 5%, green 15%, blue 60%);
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A radial gradient with the shape of a circle:

#grad {
  background-image: radial-gradient(circle, red, yellow, green);
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A radial gradient with different size keywords:

#grad1 {
  background-image: radial-gradient(closest-side at 60% 55%, blue, green, yellow, black);

#grad2 {
  background-image: radial-gradient(farthest-side at 60% 55%, blue, green, yellow, black);
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Gradients

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