CSS3 word-break

Last updated on : 2022-04-10

Note:
CSS3 word-break shows a browser compatibility score of 97. This is a collective score out of 100 to represent browser support of a web technology. The higher this score is, the greater is the browser compatibility. The browser compatibility score is not a 100% reflection for every browser and the web technology support. However, it does give you an estimate on how much you should rely on a particular web technology in terms of browser compatibility.

Overview

The word-break property can be used to prevent words in a multi-line <wbr/> element from being broken over multiple lines between particular letters. This can be useful to improve readability.

Formal Definition

Inherited

yes

Applies to

all elements

Initial value

normal

Animation type

discrete

Computed value

as specified

Specifications

CSS Text Module Level 3 # word-break-property

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
 word-break: normal;
 word-break: break-all;
 word-break: keep-all;
 word-break: break-word;
 /* deprecated */
 /* Global values */
 word-break: inherit;
 word-break: initial;
 word-break: revert;
 word-break: unset;

Browser Compatibility

  • CSS3 word-break on IE is fully supported on 5.5-11, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 5.5 IE versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Edge is fully supported on 12-99, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 12 Edge versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Firefox is fully supported on 15-100, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 2-14 Firefox versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Chrome is fully supported on 44-103, partially supported on 4-43, and not supported on below 4 Chrome versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Safari is fully supported on 9.1-15.4, partially supported on 3.2-8, and not supported on below 3.2 Safari versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Opera is fully supported on 31-83, partially supported on 15-30, and not supported on 9.5-12.1 Opera versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Safari on iOS is fully supported on 9.3-15.4, partially supported on 3.2-8, and not supported on below 3.2 Safari on iOS versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Android Browser is fully supported on 97-99, partially supported on 2.3-4, and not supported on below 2.3 Android Browser versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Opera Mobile is fully supported on 64-64, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 10-12 Opera Mobile versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Chrome for Android is fully supported on 97-100, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 97 Chrome for Android versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Firefox for Android is fully supported on 95-98, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 95 Firefox for Android versions.
  • CSS3 word-break on Samsung Internet is fully supported on 4-16, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 4 Samsung Internet versions.
97
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Browser Compatibility Score

Chrome IE
High

Browser Support For IE Versions

5.5-11
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Edge
High

Browser Support For Edge Versions

12-99
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Firefox
High

Browser Support For Firefox Versions

15-100
Fully
-
Partially
2-14
No Support
Chrome Chrome
High

Browser Support For Chrome Versions

44-103
Fully
4-43
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Safari
High

Browser Support For Safari Versions

9.1-15.4
Fully
3.2-8
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Opera
High

Browser Support For Opera Versions

31-83
Fully
15-30
Partially
9.5-12.1
No Support
Chrome Safari on iOS
High

Browser Support For Safari on iOS Versions

9.3-15.4
Fully
3.2-8
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Android Browser
High

Browser Support For Android Browser Versions

97-99
Fully
2.3-4
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Opera Mobile
Medium

Browser Support For Opera Mobile Versions

64-64
Fully
-
Partially
10-12
No Support
Chrome Chrome for Android
High

Browser Support For Chrome for Android Versions

97-100
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Firefox for Android
High

Browser Support For Firefox for Android Versions

95-98
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Samsung Internet
High

Browser Support For Samsung Internet Versions

4-16
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support

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Last Modified date

2022-04-10

Browser Support for CSS3 word-break

  • ChromeChrome
  • Safari Safari
  • Firefox Firefox
  • IE Internet Explorer
  • Opera Opera
  • Edge Edge

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