padding-left

Defines the width of the left padding for an element.

Syntax

padding-left: <value>;

where <value> can be one of the following:

  • Length: 20px
  • Percentage: 5%

Example 1

Set the left padding of the h1 element to be 20px:

h1 {
padding-left: 20px;
}

Example 2

Set the left padding of the h1 element to be 5% relative to the width of the containing block:

h1 {
padding-left: 5%;
}

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