CSS Object (or Replaced elements)


An object in CSS is a super type and represents the following subtype:

They are also called replaced element. Because, for instance, the content of the HTML IMG element is replaced by the image that its src attribute designates.

Intrinsic Dimensions

They have intrinsic dimensions:

  • an intrinsic width,
  • an intrinsic height,
  • and an intrinsic ratio.


To size (position) properly an object, you can use this two properties:

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