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top property

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Specifies the top coordinate of a positioned element.
A positioned element is an element whose position property is set to relative, absolute or fixed. The value of the top property specifies the top position of the element including the padding, scrollbar, border and the margin.
Use the left, top, right and bottom properties to specify the position for elements. You can set the size of an element with the width and height properties.
JavaScript page for this property: top. You can find other example(s) there.

Possible values:

 One of the following values: 
Default. The top position of the object is in accordance with the default layout of the page.
Takes the value of this property from the computed style of the parent element.
position in length
The top position of the element in length units. For the supported length units, see the length page.
position in percentage
The top position is the specified percentage of the height of the parent object.
Default: auto.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the top property:
        .example {
            position: relative;
            top: 50px;
            background-color: red;
    <div style="border-top: 5px solid #408080;">Center-line</div>
    <div class="example">The top of this is 50px under the center line</div>
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