CSS - widows


The widows property is used in paged media to control line breaks by specifying the minimum number of lines in a paragraph that should be left at the top of the page.

Possible Values:

  • integer: Any length unit. Negative length values are not permitted for this property.

Applies to:

All the Block level elements

DOM Syntax:



Here is the example to create 4 lines at the bottom and 3 lines at the top of each page:

<style tyle="text/css">
@page{orphans:4; widows:2;}

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