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The CSS Text-Transform Property

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Published Sep 8, 2017
Updated Oct 2, 2019

How to modify text capitalization

By using the CSS text-transform property, you can control the capitalization of the text:

Example
p.lowercase {
    text-transform: lowercase;
}

Syntax for CSS text transform

The syntax for this property is as follows:

text-transform: value;

See an example of using text-transform below:

Example

div.a {
    text-transform: uppercase;
}

div.b {
    text-transform: lowercase;
}

div.c {
    text-transform: capitalize;
}

The available values are explained in the table.

Value Description
none The default value. The text is rendered normally
capitalize Makes CSS capitalize the first letter of each word
uppercase Makes CSS capitalize all letters
lowercase No letters are capitalized
full-width All characters are written inside a square and can be aligned
full-size-kana All Kana characters are converted to full-size (used for ruby annotations)

Browser support

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Chrome
1+
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Edge
12+
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Firefox
1+
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IE
4+
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Opera
7+
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Safari
1+

Mobile browser support

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Chrome
18+
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Firefox
4+
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Opera
11+
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Safari
1+