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Style alignContent Property

❮ Style Object

Example

Position the items of the flexible <div> element with space between the lines:

document.getElementById("main").style.alignContent = "space-between";
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Definition and Usage

The alignContent property aligns the flexible container's items when the items do not use all available space on the cross-axis (vertically).

Tip: Use the justifyContent property to align the items on the main-axis (horizontally).

Note: There must be multiple lines of items for this property to have any effect.


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.

Property
alignContent 21.0 11.0 28.0 9.0
7.0 Webkit
12.1


Syntax

Return the alignContent property:

object.style.alignContent

Set the alignContent property:

object.style.alignContent = "stretch|center|flex-start|flex-end|space-between|space-around|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
stretch Default value. Items are stretched to fit the container
center Items are positioned at the center of the container
flex-start Items are positioned at the beginning of the container
flex-end Items are positioned at the end of the container
space-between Items are positioned with space between the lines
space-around Items are positioned with space before, between, and after the lines
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: stretch
Return Value: A String, representing the align-content property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS reference: align-content property

HTML DOM STYLE Reference: alignItems property

HTML DOM STYLE Reference: alignSelf property

HTML DOM STYLE Reference: justifyContent property


❮ Style Object