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The CSS filter property is used to apply one or more filter effects to the selected elements. Separate each filter function with a space to apply multiple effects to the selected elements, they will take effect in the order they are written.

CSS Syntaxfilter: grayscale(100%);
JavaScript = "grayscale(100%)";


none - no filter effects are applied. blur() - apply blur diameter using a length value. brightness() - apply brightness ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). Over 100% applies more brightness. contrast() - apply contrast ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). Over 100% applies more contrast. drop-shadow() - apply drop shadow. Shadow settings are the same as box-shadow settings. grayscale() - apply grayscale ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). hue-rotate() - apply hue rotation ranging from 0deg - 360deg. invert() - apply color invert ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). opacity() - set opacity ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). saturate() - apply color saturation ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). Over 100% applies more saturation. sepia() - apply sepia tone ranging from 0% - 100%(or 0.0 - 1.0). url - set a reference to a filter element.

Initial value: none Used on: all elements Animatable: yes see animatable properties CSS level: 3 Web standard: not yet what's this?

CSS Code Example

<style> #pic1{ filter: blur(5px) grayscale(100%); } #pic2{ filter: brightness(50%); } #pic3{ filter: contrast(125%); } #pic4{ filter: drop-shadow(2px 2px 1px #000); } #pic5{ filter: grayscale(100%); } #pic6{ filter: hue-rotate(180deg); } #pic7{ filter: invert(100%); } #pic8{ filter: opacity(.5); } #pic9{ filter: saturate(2); } #pic10{ filter: sepia(100%); } </style> Add the -webkit- prefix for the time being to test in Chrome, Opera and Safari. -webkit-filter: blur(5px); Transition the filter effects to animate them. <style> #div1{ filter: brightness(40%); display:inline-block; background: #FFC6C6; padding: 50px; transition: filter 0.5s linear 0s; } #div1:hover{ filter: brightness(100%); } </style> <div id="div1">Div 1 content ...</div>

Official Documentation



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