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CSS object-fit Property


Example

Cut off the sides of an image, preserving the aspect ratio, and fill in the space:

img {
    width: 200px;
    height: 400px;
    object-fit: cover;
}
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Definition and Usage

The CSS object-fit property is used to specify how an <img> or <video> should be resized to fit its container.

This property tells the content to fill the container in a variety of ways; such as "preserve that aspect ratio" or "stretch up and take up as much space as possible".

Default value: see individual properties
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.objectFit="cover" Try it

Browser Support

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

Property
object-fit 31.0 16.0 36.0 7.1 19.0


CSS Syntax

object-fit: fill|contain|cover|scale-down|none|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Try it
fill This is default. The replaced content is sized to fill the element's content box. If necessary, the object will be stretched or squished to fit Try it »
contain The replaced content is scaled to maintain its aspect ratio while fitting within the element's content box Try it »
cover The replaced content is sized to maintain its aspect ratio while filling the element's entire content box. The object will be clipped to fit Try it »
none The replaced content is not resized Try it »
scale-down The content is sized as if none or contain were specified (would result in a smaller concrete object size) Try it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS object-fit