Flex

Flex can be used to achieve powerful horizontal or vertical layouts without JavaScript.

Container Examples

Flex

Declaring the class flex on an element will squeeze all its children into a single row.

<div class="flex"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Flex wrap

Specifying flex-wrap will cause child elements to wrap to multiple rows once they take more width than their parent.

<div class="flex flex-wrap"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Flex wrap reverse

Specifying flex-wrap-reverse reverses the ordering of rows.

<div class="flex flex-wrap-reverse"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Flex column

Column layouts are achievable with flex-column.

<div class="flex flex-column"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Flex column reverse

Reverse the column layout with flex-column-reverse.

<div class="flex flex-column-reverse"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Compose it all together

Interesting layouts can be achieved when composing these container examples together.

<div class="flex items-center"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 mt2 self-end"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="flex flex-column-reverse w-50"> <div class="outline w-100 pa3 mt2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-100 pa3 mt2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-100 pa3 mt2"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-100 pa3 mt2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-100 pa3 mt2"> <code>5</code> </div> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 ml2 mt2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 ml2 mt2 self-start"> <code>2</code> </div> </div>
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Align items

Center

Pack items from the center with items-center

<div class="flex items-center"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h4"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 h5"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Start

Pack items from the start with items-start

<div class="flex items-start"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h4"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 h5"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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End

Pack items from the end with items-end

<div class="flex items-end"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2 h4"> <code>3</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>4</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 h5"> <code>5</code> </div> </div>
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Justify content

Center

<div class="flex justify-center"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> </div>
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Between

<div class="flex justify-between"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3"> <code>3</code> </div> </div>
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Around

<div class="flex justify-around"> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>1</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>2</code> </div> <div class="outline w-25 pa3 mr2"> <code>3</code> </div> </div>
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Reference

MDN - Flex property

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src/_widths.css

/*

  FLEXBOX

  Media Query Extensions:
   -ns = not-small
   -m  = medium
   -l  = large

*/

.flex { display: flex; }
.inline-flex { display: inline-flex; }

/* 1. Fix for Chrome 44 bug.
 * https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=506893 */
.flex-auto {
  flex: 1 1 auto;
  min-width: 0; /* 1 */
  min-height: 0; /* 1 */
}

.flex-none { flex: none; }

.flex-column  { flex-direction: column; }
.flex-row     { flex-direction: row; }
.flex-wrap    { flex-wrap: wrap; }
.flex-nowrap    { flex-wrap: nowrap; }
.flex-wrap-reverse    { flex-wrap: wrap-reverse; }
.flex-column-reverse  { flex-direction: column-reverse; }
.flex-row-reverse     { flex-direction: row-reverse; }

.items-start    { align-items: flex-start; }
.items-end      { align-items: flex-end; }
.items-center   { align-items: center; }
.items-baseline { align-items: baseline; }
.items-stretch  { align-items: stretch; }

.self-start    { align-self: flex-start; }
.self-end      { align-self: flex-end; }
.self-center   { align-self: center; }
.self-baseline { align-self: baseline; }
.self-stretch  { align-self: stretch; }

.justify-start   { justify-content: flex-start; }
.justify-end     { justify-content: flex-end; }
.justify-center  { justify-content: center; }
.justify-between { justify-content: space-between; }
.justify-around  { justify-content: space-around; }

.content-start   { align-content: flex-start; }
.content-end     { align-content: flex-end; }
.content-center  { align-content: center; }
.content-between { align-content: space-between; }
.content-around  { align-content: space-around; }
.content-stretch { align-content: stretch; }

.order-0 { order: 0; }
.order-1 { order: 1; }
.order-2 { order: 2; }
.order-3 { order: 3; }
.order-4 { order: 4; }
.order-5 { order: 5; }
.order-6 { order: 6; }
.order-7 { order: 7; }
.order-8 { order: 8; }
.order-last { order: 99999; }

@media (--breakpoint-not-small) {
  .flex-ns { display: flex; }
  .inline-flex-ns { display: inline-flex; }
  .flex-auto-ns {
    flex: 1 1 auto;
    min-width: 0; /* 1 */
    min-height: 0; /* 1 */
  }
  .flex-none-ns { flex: none; }
  .flex-column-ns { flex-direction: column; }
  .flex-row-ns { flex-direction: row; }
  .flex-wrap-ns { flex-wrap: wrap; }
  .flex-nowrap-ns { flex-wrap: nowrap; }
  .flex-wrap-reverse-ns { flex-wrap: wrap-reverse; }
  .flex-column-reverse-ns { flex-direction: column-reverse; }
  .flex-row-reverse-ns { flex-direction: row-reverse; }
  .items-start-ns { align-items: flex-start; }
  .items-end-ns { align-items: flex-end; }
  .items-center-ns { align-items: center; }
  .items-baseline-ns { align-items: baseline; }
  .items-stretch-ns { align-items: stretch; }

  .self-start-ns { align-self: flex-start; }
  .self-end-ns { align-self: flex-end; }
  .self-center-ns { align-self: center; }
  .self-baseline-ns { align-self: baseline; }
  .self-stretch-ns { align-self: stretch; }

  .justify-start-ns { justify-content: flex-start; }
  .justify-end-ns { justify-content: flex-end; }
  .justify-center-ns { justify-content: center; }
  .justify-between-ns { justify-content: space-between; }
  .justify-around-ns { justify-content: space-around; }

  .content-start-ns { align-content: flex-start; }
  .content-end-ns { align-content: flex-end; }
  .content-center-ns { align-content: center; }
  .content-between-ns { align-content: space-between; }
  .content-around-ns { align-content: space-around; }
  .content-stretch-ns { align-content: stretch; }

  .order-0-ns { order: 0; }
  .order-1-ns { order: 1; }
  .order-2-ns { order: 2; }
  .order-3-ns { order: 3; }
  .order-4-ns { order: 4; }
  .order-5-ns { order: 5; }
  .order-6-ns { order: 6; }
  .order-7-ns { order: 7; }
  .order-8-ns { order: 8; }
  .order-last-ns { order: 99999; }
}
@media (--breakpoint-medium) {
  .flex-m { display: flex; }
  .inline-flex-m { display: inline-flex; }
  .flex-auto-m {
    flex: 1 1 auto;
    min-width: 0; /* 1 */
    min-height: 0; /* 1 */
  }
  .flex-none-m { flex: none; }
  .flex-column-m { flex-direction: column; }
  .flex-row-m     { flex-direction: row; }
  .flex-wrap-m { flex-wrap: wrap; }
  .flex-nowrap-m { flex-wrap: nowrap; }
  .flex-wrap-reverse-m { flex-wrap: wrap-reverse; }
  .flex-column-reverse-m { flex-direction: column-reverse; }
  .flex-row-reverse-m { flex-direction: row-reverse; }
  .items-start-m { align-items: flex-start; }
  .items-end-m { align-items: flex-end; }
  .items-center-m { align-items: center; }
  .items-baseline-m { align-items: baseline; }
  .items-stretch-m { align-items: stretch; }

  .self-start-m { align-self: flex-start; }
  .self-end-m { align-self: flex-end; }
  .self-center-m { align-self: center; }
  .self-baseline-m { align-self: baseline; }
  .self-stretch-m { align-self: stretch; }

  .justify-start-m { justify-content: flex-start; }
  .justify-end-m { justify-content: flex-end; }
  .justify-center-m { justify-content: center; }
  .justify-between-m { justify-content: space-between; }
  .justify-around-m { justify-content: space-around; }

  .content-start-m { align-content: flex-start; }
  .content-end-m { align-content: flex-end; }
  .content-center-m { align-content: center; }
  .content-between-m { align-content: space-between; }
  .content-around-m { align-content: space-around; }
  .content-stretch-m { align-content: stretch; }

  .order-0-m { order: 0; }
  .order-1-m { order: 1; }
  .order-2-m { order: 2; }
  .order-3-m { order: 3; }
  .order-4-m { order: 4; }
  .order-5-m { order: 5; }
  .order-6-m { order: 6; }
  .order-7-m { order: 7; }
  .order-8-m { order: 8; }
  .order-last-m { order: 99999; }
}

@media (--breakpoint-large) {
  .flex-l { display: flex; }
  .inline-flex-l { display: inline-flex; }
  .flex-auto-l {
    flex: 1 1 auto;
    min-width: 0; /* 1 */
    min-height: 0; /* 1 */
  }
  .flex-none-l { flex: none; }
  .flex-column-l { flex-direction: column; }
  .flex-row-l { flex-direction: row; }
  .flex-wrap-l { flex-wrap: wrap; }
  .flex-nowrap-l { flex-wrap: nowrap; }
  .flex-wrap-reverse-l { flex-wrap: wrap-reverse; }
  .flex-column-reverse-l { flex-direction: column-reverse; }
  .flex-row-reverse-l { flex-direction: row-reverse; }

  .items-start-l { align-items: flex-start; }
  .items-end-l { align-items: flex-end; }
  .items-center-l { align-items: center; }
  .items-baseline-l { align-items: baseline; }
  .items-stretch-l { align-items: stretch; }

  .self-start-l { align-self: flex-start; }
  .self-end-l { align-self: flex-end; }
  .self-center-l { align-self: center; }
  .self-baseline-l { align-self: baseline; }
  .self-stretch-l { align-self: stretch; }

  .justify-start-l { justify-content: flex-start; }
  .justify-end-l { justify-content: flex-end; }
  .justify-center-l { justify-content: center; }
  .justify-between-l { justify-content: space-between; }
  .justify-around-l { justify-content: space-around; }

  .content-start-l { align-content: flex-start; }
  .content-end-l { align-content: flex-end; }
  .content-center-l { align-content: center; }
  .content-between-l { align-content: space-between; }
  .content-around-l { align-content: space-around; }
  .content-stretch-l { align-content: stretch; }

  .order-0-l { order: 0; }
  .order-1-l { order: 1; }
  .order-2-l { order: 2; }
  .order-3-l { order: 3; }
  .order-4-l { order: 4; }
  .order-5-l { order: 5; }
  .order-6-l { order: 6; }
  .order-7-l { order: 7; }
  .order-8-l { order: 8; }
  .order-last-l { order: 99999; }
}