CSS [attribute|=”value”] Selector

CSS [attribute|="value"] selector selects all the elements having their attribute value exactly same as the specified value or the attribute value starting from the specified value followed by a hyphen(-).

The [attribute|=”value”] selector in the example below selects all the <p> elements having a class attribute equals to 'internal' or the class attribute starting from the word 'internal' followed by a hyphen(-) and sets their background color to yellow.


   background: yellow;
   padding: 5px;

Select all <img> elements where the alt attribute starts with word “nature” and set their border radius to 50%.


   border-radius: 50%;

CSS Syntax

The [attribute|="value"] selector has the following syntax:

   CSS styles

Related Pages

CSS Tutorials: CSS Attribute Selectors


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