CSS Cheat Sheet

Text Color

color: green;

Set Background Color

background-color: black;

Repeat Background Image Horizontally

background: white url("/images/bk.gif") repeat-x;

Repeat Background Image Vertically

background: white url("/images/bk.gif") repeat-y;

Remove Underline from a Link

a { text-decoration:none; }


font-weight: bold;


font-style: italic;


text-decoration: underline;

All Uppercase

text-transform: uppercase;

Capitalize First Letter Of Each Word

text-transform: capitalize;

Add a margin

margin-top: 5px;
margin-right: 10px;
margin-bottom: 15px;
margin-left: 20px;

Or use shortcut (clockwise start at 12):

margin: 5px 10px 15px 20px;


padding-top: 5px;
padding-right: 10px;
padding-bottom: 5px;
padding-left: 10px;


padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px;

Shorter Cut (if top and bottom & left right same):

padding: 5px 10px;

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© 2005 Pete Freitag