Assume your CSS looks like:
color: rgb(255, 0, 0);
To retrieve the color property of the
var color = window.getComputedStyle(
Passing the pseudo-element as the second argument to
window.getComputedStyle allows access to said pseudo-element styles! Keep this snippet in your toolbox for years to come -- pseudo-elements will only grow more useful with broader browser support!
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