Flexbox No Wrap Explained (Example)

Flexbox No Wrap Explained (Example)

See illustration to understand Flexbox no wrap

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Using Flexbox with a few flex-items is straightforward:


But now let's say you have many flex-items or very large flex-items that don't really fit on the same line, what happens? Well, they will flow outside the flex-container:


This is because the default is flex-wrap: nowrap.

I actually don't know why this is the default value, I think most of the time you want them to wrap onto a new line:


Simply use flex-wrap: wrap to achieve this.

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