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CSS CSS Layout Techniques Flexbox Layout Build a Navigation with Flexbox

Brendon Brooks
Brendon Brooks
8,802 Points

Where to start: Flexbox or Media Queries?

In terms of workflow, after creating the basics of the CSS layout, does one start with creating media queries first or flexbox? It seems that they're both heavily related

1 Answer

Tim Knight
Tim Knight
28,888 Points


They can sometimes seem related because flexbox can automatically flex and change as the device size changes, but in reality they're very different. You will likely use media queries within your flexbox code to customize how flexbox behaves for that media size. What I would suggest would be to get a handle on how media queries work first. From there you'll start to see how you can manipulate any layout on various media sizes regardless of how you implement your layout... be it a floating grid or a flexbox layout.