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CSS flex-wrap Property

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CSS flex-wrap Property

CSS flex-wrap property specifies whether flex items are forced onto one line or can wrap onto multiple lines.

Note: If the elements are not flexible items, the flex-wrap property has no effect.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> h2+div{ display: flex; width: 100%; min-height: 150px; border: 1px solid #8c8c8c; } h2+div > div{ width: 90px; height: 90px; border: 1px solid #8c8c8c; margin: 10px; } #parent{ flex-wrap: nowrap; } #parent1{ flex-wrap: wrap; } #parent2{ flex-wrap: wrap-reverse; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS flex-wrap Property</h1> <h2>flex-wrap: nowrap; (default)</h2> <div id="parent"> <div>Div 1</div> <div>Div 2</div> <div>Div 3</div> </div> <h2>flex-wrap: wrap;</h2> <div id="parent1"> <div>Div 1</div> <div>Div 2</div> <div>Div 3</div> </div> <h2>flex-wrap: wrap-reverse;</h2> <div id="parent2"> <div>Div 1</div> <div>Div 2</div> <div>Div 3</div> </div> </body> </html>


Using CSS

element{ flex-wrap: wrap; }

Using Javascript



No, flex-wrap property is not animatable. CSS Animatable Properties Reference.

Default Value

Default value for CSS flex-wrap property is nowrap.

Property Value

The following table provides a list of values for CSS flex-wrap property.

nowrap Specifies that the flexible items will not wrap.
wrap Specifies that the flexible items will wrap, if necessary.
wrap-reverse Specifies that the flexible items will wrap in reverse order, if necessary.

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Using JavaScript

In the following example, we will demonstrate how to change the CSS flex-wrap property of an element using JavaScript.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> #parent{ display: flex; width: 100%; min-height: 150px; border: 1px solid #8c8c8c; } #parent > div{ width: 90px; height: 90px; border: 1px solid #8c8c8c; margin: 10px; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS flex-wrap Property</h1> <div id="parent"> <div>Div 1</div> <div>Div 2</div> <div>Div 3</div> </div> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementById("parent"); function myFunction(){ x.style.flexWrap = "wrap"; } </script> </body> </html>

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