HTML Styles

HTML Styles

I am red

I am blue

The HTML Style Attribute

Setting the style of an HTML element, can be done with the style attribute.

The HTML style attribute has the following syntax:

<tagname style="property:value;">


The property is a CSS property. The value is a CSS value.

You will learn more about CSS later in this tutorial.

HTML Background Color

The background-color property defines the background color for an HTML element.

This example sets the background color for a page to powderblue:


<body style="background-color:powderblue;">

<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>

Try it Yourself »

HTML Text Color

The color property defines the text color for an HTML element:


<h1 style="color:blue;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="color:red;">This is a paragraph.</p>


HTML Fonts

The font-family property defines the font to be used for an HTML element:


<h1 style="font-family:verdana;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="font-family:courier;">This is a paragraph.</p>

HTML Text Size

The font-size property defines the text size for an HTML element:


<h1 style="font-size:300%;">This is a heading</h1>
<p style="font-size:160%;">This is a paragraph.</p>

HTML Text Alignment

The text-align property defines the horizontal text alignment for an HTML element:


<h1 style="text-align:center;">Centered Heading</h1>
<p style="text-align:center;">Centered paragraph.</p>


Was this article helpful?

Related Articles

Leave A Comment?