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The counter-increment property increases or decreases the value of one or more CSS counters.


This property is usually used in conjunction with the counter-reset property and the content property.

body {
  counter-reset: my-counter;

div.ex:before {
  counter-increment: my-counter;
  content: "Section " counter(my-counter) ". ";


Default value. No counters will be incremented.

id number
id designates which counter to increment. number designates the value that the counter is incremented to on each occurrence of the selector. number‘s default value is 1 and negative values are allowed. If the id refers to a counter that has not been initialized by counter-reset, the default initial value is 0.

Sets the property to its default value.

Inherits this property’s value from its parent item.

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