CSS border-left-color Property

The border-left-color property sets the color of the left border.

Color values can be hex, rgb, hsl, rgba, hsla, or a color name.

A border-left-style value is required for a border to show.

Example

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An element with a colored left border.

indigo left border color
<style>
  .border-left-color {
    padding: 10px;
    border-left-style: solid;
    border-left-color: #302ea3;
  }
</style>

<div class="border-left-color">
  indigo left border color
</div>

Syntax

border-left-color: color | transparent | initial | inherit;

Values

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Value Description
color left border color. Accepts colorname, hex, rgb, rgba, hsl, hsla values.
transparent Sets left border color to transparent
initial Sets the value to its default value.
inherit Inherits the value from its parent element.

More Examples

Click the buttons to see the different border-left-color values.

border-left-color: #302ea3
<style>
  .border-left-example {
    border-left-style: solid;
    border-left-color: #302ea3;
    padding: 10px;
  }
</style>

<div class="border-left-example">
  border-left-color: #302ea3
</div>

Browser support

This table shows when border-left-color support started for each browser.

Chrome
1.0 Dec 2008
Firefox
1.0 Nov 2004
IE/Edge
4.0 Sep 1997
Opera
3.5 Nov 1998
Safari
1.0 Jun 2003

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