CSS direction Property

The direction property specifies the text/writing direction within any block element. It can take one of two values: rtl (right to left) or ltr (left to right).




Property Values

Value Description
ltr The text is read from left to right. This is the default setting.
rtl The text is read from right to left.
initial This property is set to its default value.
inherit This property is inherited from its parent element.

Supported Browsers

Element Chrome Firefox Safari Edge / IE Opera
direction 2.0 1.0 1.3 5.5 9.2