CSS border-color Property

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.exmp1 {
  border: 10px solid;
  border-color: red;
.exmp2 {
  border: 10px solid;
  border-color: red green;
.exmp3 {
  border: 10px solid;
  border-color: red green blue;
.exmp4 {
  border: 10px solid;
  border-color: red green blue yellow;

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The border-color CSS property is a shorthand property for setting the individual border color properties.

How to use border-color property:

1. border-color property has 4 values: border-color: red green blue yellow;

2. border-color property has 4 values: border-color: red green blue;

3. border-color property has 2 values: border-color: red green;

4. border-color property has 1 values: border-color: red;

Default value:The current color of the element
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

border-color: color|transparent|initial|inherit|revert|revert-layer|unset;

Browser Support

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


Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
color Specifies the border color. Default color is the current color of the element.
transparent Specifies that the border color should be transparent.
initial Sets this property to its default value.
inherit If specified, the associated element takes the computed value of its parent element animation-delay property.
revert Reverts the cascaded value of the property from its current value to the value the property
revert-layer Rollback styles to the ones specified in previous cascade layers.
unset Resets a property to its inherited value if the property naturally inherits from its parent, and to its initial value if not.

Default CSS Property Values

selectors {
  border-color: The current color of the element;
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