indents the first line of text


text-indent: ***;

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The text-indent property indents the first line of text.


p {
text-indent: 1em;
}


Property Value Explanation
text-indent length or % the indentation size

The default is "0".


Example

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

<style type="text/css">

p {
width: 40%;
text-indent: 1em;
}

</style>

</head>
<body>

<p>
The first paragraph. This is example text. some text ...
</p>

<p>
The second paragraph. This is example text. some text ...
</p>

</body>
</html>
Output

The first paragraph. This is example text. some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text

The second paragraph. This is example text. some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text some text