HTML <img> height Attribute

The height attribute on an <img> tag sets the height of the image. The height is specified in pixels - without the ‘px‘ unit.

Example

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A height attribute on an <img> element.

Van Gogh, Self-portrait
<img src="/img/html/vangogh.jpg" height="250"
     alt="Van Gogh, Self-portrait" />

Using height

The height attribute specifies the height of the image.

The height is specified in pixels -- without the 'px' unit.

Percentages (%) are not allowed, but most browsers do support it.


Syntax

<img height="pixels" />

Values

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Value Description
pixels Height of the image in pixels (e.g. 150).

Browser support

Here is when height support started for each browser:

Chrome
1.0 Sep 2008
Firefox
1.0 Sep 2002
IE/Edge
1.0 Aug 1995
Opera
1.0 Jan 2006
Safari
1.0 Jan 2003

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