Adding CSS to Text in Chrome Console

A quick tip on how to add CSS to your console.log statements.

Adding CSS to Text in Chrome Console

Here's a ⚡️quick tip that I stumbled upon on how you can spice up your console.logs with some CSS.

Adding CSS to your console.logs

According to the Google Console API docs, the format specifier %c "applies CSS style rules to the output string as specified by the second parameter".

We need to pass two arguments to our console.log(). The first argument being a string that starts with the format specifier %c, and the second argument being a string containing the CSS.


console.log("%cCodeSnippet", "color:red; background:#f7f7f7; font-size:30px");

Try this the code snippet in your browser console.

If all went well you should see something like this:


Read more on adding styles to your console.logs right from the Google Console API docs.

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