JavaScript – Change the Border Style of HTML Element

To change the border style of a HTML Element using JavaScript, get reference to this HTML element, and assign required border style value to the element.style.borderStyle property.

borderStyle property takes one of the following values.

  • dotted
  • dashed
  • solid
  • double
  • groove
  • ridge
  • inset
  • outset
  • none
  • hidden

In the following example, we will change the border style of HTML Element with id "myElement" to "dotted", in JavaScript, using element.style.borderStyle property.

example.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <style>
        #myElement {
            border:3px solid red;
            width:100px;
            height:100px;
        }
    </style>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
</head> 
<body>
    <h2>Change Border Style of HTML Element in JavaScript</h2>
    <div id="myElement">Hello World!</div>
    <br>
    <button type="button" onclick="changeStyle()">Click Me</button>
    <script>
    function changeStyle(){
        var element = document.getElementById("myElement");
        element.style.borderStyle = "dotted";
    }
    </script>
</body>
</html>
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Conclusion

In this JavaScript Tutorial, we learned how to change the border style of a HTML Element using JavaScript.