border-top-color property allows you to set the color of an element's top border.
You can also use
border-color to set the color for all sides of the element, or
border-top to set all properties for the top border.
If you use a border without specifying its color, it will use the
currentColor value (which is the value of the
The border's style needs to be specified before it can be displayed. You can use either
border-style to specify the border's style.
Also, the default width of a border is
medium. You can specify the width using either the
In addition, all CSS properties also accept the following CSS-wide keyword values as the sole component of their property value:
- Represents the value specified as the property's initial value.
- Represents the computed value of the property on the element's parent.
- This value acts as either
initial, depending on whether the property is inherited or not. In other words, it sets all properties to their parent value if they are inheritable or to their initial value if not inheritable.
- Initial Value
- Uses the
currentColorvalue (which is the value of the
- Applies To
- All elements.
- Yes (see example)
- CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3 (W3C Candidate Recommendation 9 September 2014)
- CSS Level 2.1 (W3C Recommendation 07 June 2011)