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Get CSS styles of an element

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
17 Feb, 2020
Level 1 — Basic
We can get all CSS styles via the `getComputedStyle` method:
const styles = window.getComputedStyle(ele, null);
From there, it's easy to access the value of specific style:
// Get the background color
const bgColor = styles.backgroundColor;
For the style that has a vendor prefix which starts with a hyphen (-), we can get the style value by passing the style:
const textSizeAdjust = styles['-webkit-text-size-adjust'];
The `getPropertyValue` method produces the same result:
const bgColor = styles.getPropertyValue('background-color');

// Or turn the parameter to camelCase format:
const bgColor = styles.getPropertyValue('backgroundColor');

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