Flexbox centering

OSCC · CSS, Layout · Dec 30, 2020

Horizontally and vertically centers a child element within a parent element using flexbox.

  • Use display: flex to create a flexbox layout.
  • Use justify-content: center to center the child horizontally.
  • Use align-items: center to center the child vertically.
Preview
Centered content.
<div class="flexbox-centering">
  <div>Centered content.</div>
</div>
.flexbox-centering {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  height: 100px;
}

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