:root (CSS selector)

Spec
Version
CSS3
Browser support (more…)
IE8 FF1+ SA1.3+ OP9.5+ CH2+
None Full Full Full Full

Syntax

:root {
declaration block
}

Description

This pseudo-class matches an element that’s the root element of the document. In HTML documents, this selector matches the html element.

Example

In an HTML document, this selector will match the html element:

:root {
  ⋮ declarations
}

Compatibility

Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera Chrome
5.5 6.0 7.0 8.0 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 3.5 1.3 2.0 3.1 4.0 9.2 9.5 10.0 2.0
None None None None Full Full Full Full Full Full Full Full Full None Full Full Full

This pseudo-class is currently not supported in Internet Explorer.

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