CSS word-spacing Property

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CSS word-spacing Property

CSS word-spacing property sets the length of space between words and between tags.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> p:nth-child(2){ word-spacing: 10px; } p:nth-child(3){ word-spacing: 50px; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS word-spacing Property</h1> <p>CSS word-spacing to 10px.</p> <p>CSS word-spacing to 50px.</p> </body> </html>


Using CSS

element{ word-spacing: 10px; }

Using Javascript



Yes, word-spacing property is animatable. CSS Animatable Properties Reference.

Default Value

Default value for CSS word-spacing property is normal.

Property Value

The following table provides a list of values for CSS word-spacing property.

normalDefault space is given to word by the user agent (browser).
lengthSpecifies extra word space in addition to the default space between words. The value may be negative or positive. Refer our CSS length page.

Using JavaScript

In the following example, we will demonstrate how to change the CSS word-spacing property of an element using JavaScript.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <body> <h1>CSS word-spacing Property</h1> <p>This is paragraph.</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("p")[0]; function myFunction(){ x.style.wordSpacing = "20px"; } </script> </body> </html>


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