CSS [attribute~=”value”] Selector

CSS [attribute~="value"] selector selects all the elements from a page that have a given word in their attribute value. This selector is generally used for the title and alt attributes.

The [attribute~=”value”] selector given in the example below selects all the <img> elements that have the word 'round' in their alt attribute and sets their border radius to 50%. Try it out:

Example:

img[alt~="round"]{
   border-radius: 50%;
}

Select all the <a> elements that have word 'internal' in their title attribute and set their background color to yellow.

Example:

a[title~="internal"]{
   background: yellow;
}

CSS Syntax

The [attribute~=”value”] selector selector has the following syntax:

[attribute~="value"]{
   CSS styles
}

Related Pages

CSS Tutorials: CSS Attribute Selectors