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CSS

flex-basis?

I am not getting what flex-basis generally do? Like whether it sets original width or when the width of the element is less than the size of flex-basis it will wrap?

Can someone please enlighten me may be with example or diagram?

1 Answer

Jamie Reardon
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Jamie Reardon
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The property sets the initial width of the flex-items, it overrides the width property (if set). If you have flex-wrap enabled, the flex-items will begin to wrap onto new lines when the flex-basis threshold hits that they can no longer fit onto one line based on the viewport width.