list-style-type

value: disc | circle | square | decimal | decimal-leading-zero | lower-roman | upper-roman | lower-greek | lower-latin | upper-latin | armenian | georgian | lower-alpha | upper-alpha | none | inherit
initial: disc or decimal
inherited: yes
percentages: N/A
applicable to: all elements with "display: list-item", generally applied to <ul> and <ol> tags

The list-style-type property determines the appearance of the marker for an ordered list tag <ol> or unordered list tag <ul>. The marker for ordered list tag <ol> is "decimal" by default. The marker for an unordered list tag <ul> is a disc (filled in circle) by default.

The possible values for list-style-type are as follows:

disc: this value displays a solid (filled in) round circle. This is the default value for unordered list tags <ul>

  • dogs
  • horses
  • zebras

circle: this value displays an open circle as the marker for a list

  • dogs
  • horses
  • zebras

square: this value displays a solid square as the marker for a list.

  • dogs
  • horses
  • zebras

decimal: this value displays decimal numbers beginning with number 1. This is the default style for ordered list tags <ol>.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

decimal-leading-zero: this value displays decimal numbers with a 0 preceding the numbers 0-9. Numbers greater than 10 will have just the two digits.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

lower-roman: this value displays lowercase roman numerals to a list

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

upper-roman: this value displays uppercase roman numerals to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

georgian: this value displays the numbering system used in the Georgian language (from the country of Georgia) to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

armenian: this value displays the numbering system in the Armenian language to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

lower-latin or lower-alpha: this value displays lowercase roman letters to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

upper-latin or upper-alpha: this value displays uppercase roman letters to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras

lower-greek: this value displays classical Greek letters to a list.

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. zebras