CSS align-self Property


Center the alignments for one of the items inside a flexible element:

#myBlueDiv {
    -webkit-align-self: center; /* Safari 7.0+ */
    align-self: center;

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Definition and Usage

The align-self property specifies the alignment for the selected item inside the flexible container.

Note: The align-self property overrides the flexible container's align-items property.

Default value: auto
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.alignSelf="center" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Numbers followed by -webkit- specify the first version that worked with a prefix.

align-self 21.0 11.0 20.0 7.0 -webkit-  12.1

CSS Syntax

align-self: auto|stretch|center|flex-start|flex-end|baseline|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
auto Default. The element inherits its parent container's align-items property, or "stretch" if it has no parent container Play it »
stretch The element is positioned to fit the conatiner Play it »
center The element is positioned at the center of the container Play it »
flex-start The element is are positioned at the beginning of the container Play it »
flex-end The element is positioned at the end of the container Play it »
baseline The element is positioned at the baseline of the container Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS Reference: align-content property

CSS Reference: align-items property

HTML DOM reference: alignSelf property




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