How to use Margin Property in CSS?

margin

Its shorthand margin property It declares all margin properties in one single line. We can set this property to auto or length in the form of %, cm, px etc. It is by default set 0px.

When we set auto value browser decide the margin. 

Ex: –

img { margin: 10px 20px 30px 40px;}

Margin Property

This property is used to set the margin of specified element.

  • margin-left
  • margin-right
  • margin-top
  • margin-bottom
  • margin

margin-left

This property is used to set left margin of element. We can set this property to auto or length in the form of %, cm, px etc. It is by default set 0px.

When we set auto value browser decide the margin. 

Ex: –

img { margin-left: 20%; }
h1 { margin-left: 40px; }
p { margin-left: auto; }

margin-right

This property is used to set right margin of element. We can set this property to auto or length in the form of %, cm, px etc. It is by default set 0px.

When we set auto value browser decide the margin. 

Ex: –

img { margin-right: 20%; }
h1 { margin-right: 40px; }
p { margin-right: auto; }

margin-top

This property is used to set top margin of element. We can set this property to auto or length in the form of %, cm, px etc. It is by default set 0px.

When we set auto value browser decide the margin. 

Ex: –

img { margin-top: 20%; }
h1 { margin-top: 40px; }
p { margin-top: auto; }

margin-bottom

This property is used to set bottom margin of element. We can set this property to auto or length in the form of %, cm, px etc. It is by default set 0px.

When we set auto value browser decide the margin. 

Ex: –

img { margin-bottom: 20%; }
h1 { margin-bottom: 40px; }
p { margin-bottom: auto; }

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