John Yzaguirre21,539 Points
flex-basis is a little confusing can someone who understands elaborate?
So I was messing around with flex-basis to see what it is doing and I can't really peg down the behavior. I tried using no-wrap instead on the .row class and it positioned all the columns on one line BUT it made the center column the same width as the side columns. So flex-basis is the way to go for sure. But why? How does it do whatever it is doing? Thanks for any help with this.
Jonathan GrieveTreehouse Moderator 82,446 Points
Flex basis is a property that sets the initial size of a flex item.
You can use it to set the width or height of a flex item, or every flex item and then distributes the rest of the available space.
Check out this useful article on flex basis. https://css-tricks.com/almanac/properties/f/flex-basis/
Robert Andrade7,554 Points
I know this is not actually what was asked but I tried using the flex-wrap: nowrap at the second media query and it also worked the same as the flex-basis idea, at least in this specific instance.
Flex basis essentially overrides any previously set width/height on an element once it becomes a flex item.