flex-grow - HTML CSS CSS Property

HTML CSS examples for CSS Property:flex-grow


The flex-grow CSS property sets how the flex item will grow relative to the other items inside the flex container.

The following table summarizes the flex-grow Property.

Item Value
Default value: 0
Applies to:Flex items
Inherited: No
Animatable: Yes.


The syntax of the property is as follows:

flex-grow:     number | initial | inherit

Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
number flex grow factor. The default value is 0. Negative numbers are invalid.
initial Sets this property to its default value.
inherit take the value of its parent element flex-grow property.

The example below shows the flex-grow property.

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <title>Example of CSS3 flex-grow Property</title>
  <style type="text/css">
  .flex-container {<!--from  www .jav a  2  s .c  om-->
    width: 300px;
    height: 200px;
    font-size: 32px;
    border: 1px solid black;
    display: -webkit-flex; /* Safari */
    display: flex; /* Standard syntax */
  .item1 {
    width: 50px;
    background: #e84d51;
    -webkit-flex-grow: 1; /* Safari */
    flex-grow: 1;
  .item2 {
    width: 50px;
    background: #7ed636;
    -webkit-flex-grow: 2; /* Safari */
    flex-grow: 2;
  .item3 {
    width: 50px;
    background: #2f97ff;
    -webkit-flex-grow: 3; /* Safari */
    flex-grow: 3;
  <div class="flex-container">
   <div class="item1">
   <div class="item2">
   <div class="item3">

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