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CSS object-position Property

The object-position property is used together with object-fit to specify how the replaced element, such as an <img> or <video> should be positioned with x / y coordinates inside its own content box.

CSS Demo: object-position

object-position: 50% 50%;
object-position: right top;
object-position: left bottom;
object-position: center;
object-position: 250px 125px;

Technical Details

Default value 50% 50%
Applies to replaced elements (<iframe>, <video>, <embed>, <img>)
Inherited yes
Computed value as specified
Animatable yes See animatable properties. Demo
Version CSS3
JavaScript syntax object.style.objectPosition = "right bottom" Demo

CSS Syntax:

object-position: position|initial|inherit;


The following example demonstrates how to use object-position property:

Run code

Browser compatibility

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the object-position property:

object-position 31 36 19 10 16

Property Values

The following table describes the values of object-position property:

Value Description
position Defines the 2D position of the replaced element. First value controls the x-asis and the second value controls the y-axis. Can be a string (left, center or right), or a number (in px or %). Negative values are allowed
initial Sets this property to its default value
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element

See also

CSS Object Fit tutorial

CSS object-fit property