The list-style-position property specifies the position of the list item marker in relation to the content of the list item. It is often more convenient to use the shorthand list-style.

  • Initial valueoutside
  • Applies toList item elements
  • InheritedYes
  • MediaVisual
  • Computed valueSpecified value
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS1, CSS2, CSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: inside | hanging | outside

list-style-position: inside;
list-style-position: hanging;
list-style-position: inside;
  • insideMarker is placed inside the text, and any wrapping text is aligned under the marker.
  • hangingAs inside, except the marker is instead placed immediately before the first text or significant whitespace in the list item or its children.
  • outsideMarker is placed outside the list item, and any wrapping text is not aligned under the marker.
  • inherit
.class {
   list-style-position: inside;

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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