box margin


margin: ***;

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The margin property sets the margins around an element.


div {
margin: 5px 10px 15px 20px;
}


Property Value Explanation
margin length, %, or auto the top, bottom, left, and right margins

margin: 2px; : [all sides] margins
margin: 2px 4px; : [top, bottom] [left, right] margins
margin: 2px 4px 6px; : [top] [left, right] [bottom] margins
margin: 2px 4px 6px 8px; : [top] [right] [bottom] [left] margins

The margins and paddings


Example

<html>
<head>
<title>TAG index</title>

<style type="text/css">

p { background-color: #85b9e9; }

#example1 { margin: 50px; }
#example2 { margin: 50px 100px; }
#example3 { margin: 50px 10px 50px 200px; }

</style>

</head>
<body>

<p id="example1">[the margin on all sides:50px]</p>
<p id="example2">[top,bottom:50px] [left,right:100px]</p>
<p id="example3">[top,bottom:50px] [left:200px] [right:10px]</p>

</body>
</html>
Output

[the margin on all sides:50px]

[top,bottom:50px] [left,right:100px]

[top,bottom:50px] [left:200px] [right:10px]