CSS Properties: How to set the letter spacing for heading elements?

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HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html><!-- Declares the document type and version of HTML -->
<html><!-- Begins the HTML document -->
<head><!-- Contains metadata and links to external resources -->
<title>How to set the letter spacing for heading elements</title><!-- Sets the title of the document -->
<style type="text/css"> /* Starts CSS styling */
 h1 { /* Targets h1 elements */
    letter-spacing: 3px; /* Sets the letter spacing of h1 elements to 3 pixels */

h2 { /* Targets h2 elements */
    letter-spacing: -2px; /* Sets the letter spacing of h2 elements to -2 pixels (tighter spacing) */
</style><!-- Ends CSS styling -->
</head><!-- Ends the head section -->
<body><!-- Begins the body of the document -->
<p><strong>w3resource Tutorial</strong></p><!-- Paragraph element with strong (bold) text -->
<h1>Heading-1</h1><!-- Level 1 heading element -->
<h2>Heading-2</h2><!-- Level 2 heading element -->
</body><!-- Ends the body section -->
</html><!-- Ends the HTML document -->


  • This HTML document demonstrates how to set different letter spacing for heading elements.
  • CSS comments are added to explain each section of the code.
  • The h1 selector targets level 1 heading elements and sets their letter spacing to 3 pixels.
  • The h2 selector targets level 2 heading elements and sets their letter spacing to -2 pixels, resulting in tighter spacing.

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See the Pen letter-spacing-answer by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.

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