CSS min-height Property

CSS min-height property specifies the minimum height of the content area of an element.

Usages

The following table outline the usages and version history of this property.

Default value: 0
Applies to: All elements except table rows
Inherited: No
Version: CSS1
JavaScript Syntax: object.style.minHeight = "200px"

Syntax

Here is a syntax for the CSS min-height property

 min-height: length | percentage | initial | inherit;

Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
length Specifies the length value expressed in px, pt, cm, em, etc. to set minimum height
percentage Specifies the percentage value to set minimum height
initial Sets default value of this property
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element

Examples

The example below shows to sets height property.

 div.one {   height: 100px;   min-height: 200px; } div.two {   height: auto;   min-height: 50px; }

Browser Compatibility

  • Google Chrome 1+
  • Mozilla Firefox 3+
  • Internet Explorer 7+
  • Opera 4+
  • Safari 2+

Note: Here details of browser compatibility with version number may be this is bug and not supported. But recommended to always use latest Web browser.