CSS flex-flow Property


Example

Make the flexible items display in reverse order, and wrap if necesarry:

div {
    display: -webkit-flex; /* Safari */
    -webkit-flex-flow: row-reverse wrap; /* Safari 6.1+ */
    display: flex;
    flex-flow: row-reverse wrap;
}

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Definition and Usage

The flex-flow property is a shorthand property for the flex-direction and the flex-wrap properties.

The flex-direction property specifies the direction of the flexible items.

The flex-wrap property specifies whether the flexible items should wrap or not.

Note: If the elements are not flexible items, the flex-flow property has no effect.

Default value: row nowrap
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.flexFlow="column nowrap" Try it

Browser Support

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

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

Property
flex-flow 29.0
21.0 -webkit-
11.0 28.0
18.0 -moz-
6.1 -webkit-  12.10

CSS Syntax

flex-flow: flex-direction flex-wrap|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
flex-direction Possible values:

row
row-reverse
column
column-reverse
initial
inherit

Default value is "row".

Specifying the direction of the flexible items

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flex-wrap Possible values:

nowrap
wrap
wrap-reverse
initial
inherit

Default value is "nowrap".

Specifying whether the flexible items should wrap or not

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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: flex property

CSS Reference: flex-direction property

CSS Reference: flex-wrap property

CSS Reference: flex-basis property

CSS Reference: flex-grow property

CSS Reference: flex-shrink property

HTML DOM reference: flexFlow property



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