padding-left property

Description

CSS padding-left property represents space between the left sides of content and the border areas. It increases the height of a box more than usual.


Negative values are not allowed.

Syntax

padding-left :+ve length

Property values

length Default

There is no space between the left side border and content area.

padding-left: 0;

+ve length

There is 30px space between left side border and content area. The width of box increases by 30px due to padding-left.

padding-left: 30px;

Applicable to

It applies to all elements other than internal table elements.

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