CSS pointer-events Property

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.example1 {
  pointer-events: none;

.example2 {
  pointer-events: auto;


The pointer-events property sets under what circumstances (if any) a particular graphic element can become the target of pointer events.

Default value:auto
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

pointer-events: auto|none|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
auto This is default value. Specifies the element reacts to pointer events, like :hover and click.
none Specifies the element does not react to pointer events.
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 {
  pointer-events: auto;
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