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CSS | :root Selector

The :root selector is used to select all the elements of an HTML Documents. This selector covers all the HTML elements or tags.

Syntax:

:root {
    // CSS property
} 

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>root selector</title>
        <style
            h1 {
                color:White;
            }
            :root {
                background: green;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>:root selector</h2>
        <p>The root of document is <body> tag</p>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by :root selector are listed below:

  • Apple Safari 3.2
  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Opera 9.6
  • Internet Explorer 9.0


This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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