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CSS Max-width Property

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CSS max-width Property


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Definition

The max-width property sets the maximum width of an element.

Inherited: No


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.maxWidth="10px"

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can find more details about the maxWidth property.

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can also find a full Style Object Reference.


Example

p
{
max-width: 500px
}

Possible Values

Value Description
none Default. Defines no limit on the maximum width allowed for the element
length Defines a maximum width for the element
% Defines the maximum width for the element in % of the containing block

 


Try-It-Yourself Demos

Set the maximum width of an element using a pixel value
This example demonstrates how to set the maximum width of an element using a pixel value.

Set the maximum width of an element using percent
This example demonstrates how to set the maximum width of an element using a percent value.


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