CSS border-top-color Property

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h1 {
  border-top-style: solid;
  border-top-color: red;

div {
  border-style: solid;
  border-top-color: green;

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The border-top-color property defines the color of an element’s top border.

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

Standard Syntax

border-top-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 color of the top border. Look at CSS Color Values for the list of possible color values.
transparent Allows the border to be transparent, though it may occupy the space set by the border-width property.
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-top-color: (The current color of the element);
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