CSS Reference

CSS Reference CSS Browser Support CSS Selectors CSS Functions CSS Reference Aural CSS Web Safe Fonts CSS Animatable CSS Units CSS PX-EM Converter CSS Colors CSS Color Values CSS Default Values CSS Entities

CSS Properties

align-content align-items align-self all animation animation-delay animation-direction animation-duration animation-fill-mode animation-iteration-count animation-name animation-play-state animation-timing-function backface-visibility background background-attachment background-blend-mode background-clip background-color background-image background-origin background-position background-repeat background-size border border-bottom border-bottom-color border-bottom-left-radius border-bottom-right-radius border-bottom-style border-bottom-width border-collapse border-color border-image border-image-outset border-image-repeat border-image-slice border-image-source border-image-width border-left border-left-color border-left-style border-left-width border-radius border-right border-right-color border-right-style border-right-width border-spacing border-style border-top border-top-color border-top-left-radius border-top-right-radius border-top-style border-top-width border-width bottom box-decoration-break box-shadow box-sizing caption-side caret-color @charset clear clip clip-path color column-count column-fill column-gap column-rule column-rule-color column-rule-style column-rule-width column-span column-width columns content counter-increment counter-reset cursor direction display empty-cells filter flex flex-basis flex-direction flex-flow flex-grow flex-shrink flex-wrap float font @font-face font-family font-kerning font-size font-size-adjust font-stretch font-style font-variant font-weight grid grid-area grid-auto-columns grid-auto-flow grid-auto-rows grid-column grid-column-end grid-column-gap grid-column-start grid-gap grid-row grid-row-end grid-row-gap grid-row-start grid-template grid-template-areas grid-template-columns grid-template-rows hanging-punctuation height hyphens @import isolation justify-content @keyframes left letter-spacing line-height list-style list-style-image list-style-position list-style-type margin margin-bottom margin-left margin-right margin-top max-height max-width @media min-height min-width mix-blend-mode object-fit object-position opacity order outline outline-color outline-offset outline-style outline-width overflow overflow-x overflow-y padding padding-bottom padding-left padding-right padding-top page-break-after page-break-before page-break-inside perspective perspective-origin pointer-events position quotes resize right scroll-behavior tab-size table-layout text-align text-align-last text-decoration text-decoration-color text-decoration-line text-decoration-style text-indent text-justify text-overflow text-shadow text-transform top transform transform-origin transform-style transition transition-delay transition-duration transition-property transition-timing-function unicode-bidi user-select vertical-align visibility white-space width word-break word-spacing word-wrap writing-mode z-index

CSS clip-path Property


Clip an image to a 50% circle:

img {
  clip-path: circle(50%);
Try it Yourself »

Definition and Usage

The clip-path property lets you clip an element to a basic shape or to an SVG source.

Note: The clip-path property will replace the deprecated clip property.

Default value: none
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes for basic-shape. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS Masking Module Level 1
JavaScript syntax:"circle(50%)" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

clip-path 55.0
23.0 -webkit-
12.0* 54.0 9.1
6.1 -webkit-
15.0 -webkit-

* Edge only supports clip-path on SVG elements (not HTML elements).

CSS Syntax

clip: clip-source|basic-shape|margin-box|border-box|padding-box|content-box|fill-box|stroke-box|view-box|none;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
clip-source Defines a URL to an SVG <clipPath> element
basic-shape Clips an element to a basic shape: circle, ellipse, polygon or inset Play it »
margin-box Uses the margin box as the reference box  
border-box Uses the border box as the reference box  
padding-box Uses the padding box as the reference box  
content-box Uses the content box as the reference box  
fill-box Uses the object bounding box as reference box  
stroke-box Uses the stroke bounding box as reference box  
view-box Uses the SVG viewport as reference box  
none This is default. No clipping is done