The text-transform property specifies the case of an elements text. This property can transform text to uppercase, lowercase or capitalize each word in a sentence.

  • Initial valuenone
  • Applies toAll elements
  • InheritedYes
  • MediaVisual
  • Computed valueAs specified
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS1, CSS2, CSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: none | capitalize | uppercase | lowercase | full-width

text-transform: none;
text-transform: capitalize;
text-transform: uppercase;
text-transform: lowercase;
text-transform: full-width;
  • noneWill not change any text
  • capitalizeWill make the first letter of each word a capital letter
  • uppercaseWill transform all letters to uppercase
  • lowercaseWill transform all letters to lowercase
  • inherit
.text {
  text-transform: capitalize;

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Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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