top

The top property specifies how far a box's top margin edge is offset below the top edge of the box's containing block.

CSS2

Syntax

top: <length> | <percentage> | auto | inherit
Initial: auto
Applies To: positioned elements
Inherited: no
Percentages: refer to height of containing block
Media: visual

Values

top: value
Value Description
auto Depends on the values of other properties
length Fixed distance from the reference edge
percentage Percentage of the containing block's height

DOM

[window.]document.getElementById("element-id").style.top = "top";

Example | auto

Example | length

Example | percentage

Example | DOM

External

W3C Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS 2.1) Specification