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Keith Corona
Keith Corona
9,553 Points

Border default color with non-text items


In the lesson we are told that the border color defaults to the color of the text, however, if the item we are wanting to put a border around is, say, a picture, then what would the border color default to?

2 Answers

Martin Murphy
Martin Murphy
19,321 Points

Someone correct me if I am wrong but the default colour on an image would default to black. Say if you applied a style such as:

img {
  border: 1px solid;

This would create a black border around the image.

Esteban Valdez
Esteban Valdez
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 8,858 Points

I believe that the border color is inherited from the User Agent Style Sheet. This is the style imported from the browser. Which is most likely black.