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CSS list-style-type Property


Set some different list styles:

ul.a {list-style-type: circle;}
ul.b {list-style-type: square;}
ol.c {list-style-type: upper-roman;}
ol.d {list-style-type: lower-alpha;}
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.

Definition and Usage

The list-style-type specifies the type of list-item marker in a list.

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Default value: disc
Inherited: yes
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax:"square" Try it

Browser Support

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

list-style-type 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 3.5

Note: Edge 18 and Opera 12 and earlier versions do not support the values: cjk-ideographic, hebrew, hiragana, hiragana-iroha, katakana, and katakana-iroha.

CSS Syntax

list-style-type: value;

Property Values

Value Description Demo
disc Default value. The marker is a filled circle Demo ❯
armenian The marker is traditional Armenian numbering Demo ❯
circle The marker is a circle Demo ❯
cjk-ideographic The marker is plain ideographic numbers Demo ❯
decimal The marker is a number Demo ❯
decimal-leading-zero The marker is a number with leading zeros (01, 02, 03, etc.) Demo ❯
georgian The marker is traditional Georgian numbering Demo ❯
hebrew The marker is traditional Hebrew numbering Demo ❯
hiragana The marker is traditional Hiragana numbering Demo ❯
hiragana-iroha The marker is traditional Hiragana iroha numbering Demo ❯
katakana The marker is traditional Katakana numbering Demo ❯
katakana-iroha The marker is traditional Katakana iroha numbering Demo ❯
lower-alpha The marker is lower-alpha (a, b, c, d, e, etc.) Demo ❯
lower-greek The marker is lower-greek Demo ❯
lower-latin The marker is lower-latin (a, b, c, d, e, etc.) Demo ❯
lower-roman The marker is lower-roman (i, ii, iii, iv, v, etc.) Demo ❯
none No marker is shown Demo ❯
square The marker is a square Demo ❯
upper-alpha The marker is upper-alpha (A, B, C, D, E, etc.)  Demo ❯
upper-greek The marker is upper-greek Demo ❯
upper-latin The marker is upper-latin (A, B, C, D, E, etc.) Demo ❯
upper-roman The marker is upper-roman (I, II, III, IV, V, etc.) Demo ❯
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

More Examples


This example demonstrates all the different list-item markers:

ul.a {list-style-type: circle;}
ul.b {list-style-type: disc;}
ul.c {list-style-type: square;}

ol.d {list-style-type: armenian;}
ol.e {list-style-type: cjk-ideographic;}
ol.f {list-style-type: decimal;}
ol.g {list-style-type: decimal-leading-zero;}
ol.h {list-style-type: georgian;}
ol.i {list-style-type: hebrew;}
ol.j {list-style-type: hiragana;}
ol.k {list-style-type: hiragana-iroha;}
ol.l {list-style-type: katakana;}
ol.m {list-style-type: katakana-iroha;}
ol.n {list-style-type: lower-alpha;}
ol.o {list-style-type: lower-greek;}
ol.p {list-style-type: lower-latin;}
ol.q {list-style-type: lower-roman;}
ol.r {list-style-type: upper-alpha;}
ol.s {list-style-type: upper-greek;}
ol.t {list-style-type: upper-latin;}
ol.u {list-style-type: upper-roman;}
ol.v {list-style-type: none;}
ol.w {list-style-type: inherit;}
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How to add bullet colors for <ul> or <ol> by removing their default bullets and adding a HTML entity that looks like bullets (&bull;):

ul {
  list-style: none; /* Remove list bullets */
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;

li {
  padding-left: 16px;

li::before {
  content: "•"; /* Insert content that looks like bullets */
  padding-right: 8px;
  color: blue; /* Or a color you prefer */
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS List

CSS reference: list-style property

HTML DOM reference: listStyleType property


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