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Specifies the default alignment for items inside the flexible container.

Syntax

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/*
  div {
      display: flex;
      align-items: center;
}
*/

Values

flex-start
items are positioned at the beginning of the container

flex-end
items are positioned at the end of the container

baseline
items are positioned at the baseline

initial

sets the property to its default value

inherit

inherits this property from its parent element

stretch

items stretch to fit the container

center

items are positioned in the center of the container

Browser Compatibilty

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