skewX() function

Specifies a skew transformation along the x-axis by the given angle.

CSS Transforms Module, Level 3, Section 13.1Internet Explorer 10




( <angle> )



The angle by which the element is skewed along the x-axis. This value is expressed as a number followed by a supported angle unit.

Standards information


The following code snippet is an example of the skewX function in use. When applied to a square blue div element, it has the effect illustrated in the image. (The light-blue square indicates the original position of the transformed element.)

div {    
  transform: skewX(25deg);

A square blue div with white text, after having the following transform function applied to it: transform: skewX(25deg);

See also

Transform Functions
Mathematical Description of Transform Functions
Hands On: 2D Transforms