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CSS justify-content Property


Example

Align the flex items at the center of the container:

div {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
}
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.


Definition and Usage

The justify-content property aligns the flexible container's items when the items do not use all available space on the main-axis (horizontally).

Tip: Use the align-items property to align the items vertically.

Default value: flex-start
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.justifyContent="space-between" 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
justify-content 29.0
21.0 -webkit-
11.0 28.0
18.0 -moz-
9.0
6.1 -webkit-
17.0


CSS Syntax

justify-content: flex-start|flex-end|center|space-between|space-around|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
flex-start Default value. Items are positioned at the beginning of the container Play it »
flex-end Items are positioned at the end of the container Play it »
center Items are positioned at the center of the container Play it »
space-between Items are positioned with space between the lines Play it »
space-around Items are positioned with space before, between, and after the lines 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

More Examples

Example

Align the flex items at the beginning of the container (this is default):

div {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: flex-start;
}
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Example

Align the flex items at the end of the container:

div {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: flex-end;
}
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Example

Display the flex items with space between the lines:

div {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: space-between;
}
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Example

Display the flex items with space before, between, and after the lines:

div {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: space-around;
}
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Related Pages

CSS Reference: align-content property

CSS Reference: align-items property

CSS Reference: align-self property

HTML DOM reference: justifyContent property