CSS padding-bottom Property

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.example1 {
  border: 1px solid red; 
  padding-bottom: 5px;

.example2 {
  border: 1px solid red; 
  padding-bottom: 50px;

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The padding-bottom property sets the distance between an element’s bottom border and the bottom of its contained content.

Note: The padding property can be used to set paddings on all four sides of an element with a single declaration.

Default value:0
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

padding-bottom: length|%|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
length Default value is 0. Specifies the bottom padding in px, pt, cm, etc.
%(percentage) Specifies the bottom padding in percent of the width of the containing element.
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 {
  padding-bottom: 0;
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