CSS font-weight Property

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.example1 {
  font-weight: normal;

.example2 {
  font-weight: bold;

.example3 {
  font-weight: 900;

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.


The font-weight property sets the weight, or relative boldness, of text.

Default value:normal
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

font-weight: normal|bold|bolder|lighter|number|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
normal This is default value. Defines normal characters. Hello World!
bold Defines bold characters. Hello World!
bolder Defines bolder characters. Hello World!
lighter Defines lighter characters. Hello World!
number Defines from lighter to bolder characters (400 is the same as normal).
  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 400
  • 500
  • 600
  • 700
  • 800
  • 900
initial Sets this property to its default value. Hello World!
inherit If specified, the associated element takes the computed value of its parent element animation-delay property. Hello World!
revert Reverts the cascaded value of the property from its current value to the value the property Hello World!
revert-layer Rollback styles to the ones specified in previous cascade layers. Hello World!
unset Resets a property to its inherited value if the property naturally inherits from its parent, and to its initial value if not. Hello World!

Default CSS Property Values

selectors {
  font-weight: normal;
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