CSS list-style-type Property

Definition and Usage

The list-style-type specifies the type of list-item marker in a list.

Default value: “disc” for <ul> and “decimal” for <ol>
Inherited: yes
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.listStyleType=”square”


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The list-style-type property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: IE9 and Opera 11 do not support: cjk-ideographic, hebrew, hiragana, hiragana-iroha, katakana, and katakana-iroha.

Note: IE8, and earlier, only support the property values: decimal-leading-zero, lower-greek, lower-latin, upper-latin, armenian, georgian, and inherit if a DOCTYPE is specified!

Property Values

Value Description Play it
armenian The marker is traditional Armenian numbering Play it »
circle The marker is a circle Play it »
cjk-ideographic The marker is plain ideographic numbers Play it »
decimal The marker is a number. This is default for <ol> Play it »
decimal-leading-zero The marker is a number with leading zeros (01, 02, 03, etc.) Play it »
disc The marker is a filled circle. This is default for <ul> Play it »
georgian The marker is traditional Georgian numbering Play it »
hebrew The marker is traditional Hebrew numbering Play it »
hiragana The marker is traditional Hiragana numbering Play it »
hiragana-iroha The marker is traditional Hiragana iroha numbering Play it »
inherit The value of the listStyleType property is inherited from parent element
katakana The marker is traditional Katakana numbering Play it »
katakana-iroha The marker is traditional Katakana iroha numbering Play it »
lower-alpha The marker is lower-alpha (a, b, c, d, e, etc.) Play it »
lower-greek The marker is lower-greek Play it »
lower-latin The marker is lower-latin (a, b, c, d, e, etc.) Play it »
lower-roman The marker is lower-roman (i, ii, iii, iv, v, etc.) Play it »
none No marker is shown Play it »
square The marker is a square Play it »
upper-alpha The marker is upper-alpha (A, B, C, D, E, etc.) Play it »
upper-latin The marker is upper-latin (A, B, C, D, E, etc.) Play it »
upper-roman The marker is upper-roman (I, II, III, IV, V, etc.) Play it »



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