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Hide an element with Chrome DevTools

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
15 Mar, 2021
We can hide an element by inspecting it with Chrome DevTools, right-clicking the element under the Elements tab, and choosing the Hide element menu from the context menu.
Hide an element
Hide an element
If you're a fan of using the shortcut, then pressing the h key has the same effect.
Both ways add a specical CSS class named `__web-inspector-hide-shortcut__` to the element:
.__web-inspector-hide-shortcut__ {
visibility: hidden !important;
Setting `display: none`, `opacity: 0`, and `visibility: hidden` are the common ways to hide an element with CSS. If you want to see the differences between them, take a look at this post

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