HTML <footer> style Attribute

The style attribute on a <footer> tag assigns a unique style to the footer. A style contains one or more CSS property/value pairs that define the appearance of the footer element.

Example

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A style attribute on a <footer> element.

© Company, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

<footer style="background:#302ea3; color:white; padding:10px 20px;">
  <p>&copy; Company, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.</p>
</footer>

Using style

The style attribute specifies the style, i.e. look and feel, of the <footer> element.

A style contains any number of CSS property/value pairs, separated by semicolons (;).

The style attribute overrides any other style that was defined in a <style> tag or an external CSS file.

This inline styling affects the current <footer> element only.


Syntax

<footer style="CSS-styles">

Values

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Value Description
CSS-styles One or more CSS property/value pairs separated by semicolons (;).

More Examples

A style attribute on a <footer> element.
Clicking the button toggles the background colors.

© Company, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.


<footer id="myfooter" style="background: darkcyan; color: white; padding: 10px;">
  <p>&copy; Company, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.</p>
</footer>

<br/>
<button onclick="toggle();">Toggle style</button>

<script>
  let toggle = () => {
    let element = document.getElementById("myfooter");

    if (element.style.backgroundColor === "darkcyan") {
       element.style.backgroundColor = "#302ea3";
    } else {
       element.style.backgroundColor = "darkcyan";
    }
  }
</script>

Code explanation

The style attribute assigns a background color to the <footer> element.

Clicking the button calls JavaScript which changes the background color.


Browser support

Here is when style support started for each browser:

Chrome
6.0 Sep 2010
Firefox
4.0 Mar 2011
IE/Edge
9.0 Mar 2011
Opera
11.1 Mar 2011
Safari
5.0 Jun 2010

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