3 Ways to Vertically center text | CSS Only

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Image or content are the soul of any website. Therefore content and images should be properly aligned according to content. To align center we use CSS property text-align:center or margin:auto.

But making things vertically center is not so easy. Here we will discuss the different ways of making objects vertically center/middle.

Vertical align If we know the containers width or height!

<style type="text/css">
    .posrel{position:relative;width:600px; height:400px;border:solid 1px #111;}
    .positioncenter{position:absolute; top:50%; left:50%; width:300px; height:200px; margin-left:-150px; margin-top:-100px; border:solid 1px #c33;}
</style>
<div class="posrel">
  <div class="positioncenter">
    Hello friends
    <p>kishan</p>
  </div>
</div>

 

Vertical align if we don’t width or height

CSS

<style type="text/css">
.clearfix:after,.clearfix:before{content:""; display:table; clear:both;}
.clearfix{clear:both;}


/**** Middle center object using display property  ***/
.imgcenterbox{width:400px; height:400px; border:solid 1px #ddd; display:table; float:left; margin-right:30px;}
.boxrow{display:table-cell; text-align:center; vertical-align:middle;}


/***************************/
.posrel{position:relative;width:600px; height:400px;border:solid 1px #111;}
.positioncenter{position:absolute; top:50%; left:50%; transform:translate(-50%,-50%); border:solid 1px #c33;}

/***************************/
.flexcss {display: flex;width:600px; height:400px;border:solid 1px #111;}
.child {margin: auto;border:solid 1px #c33;}
</style>

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HTML

<!-- Using Display Property -->
<div class="clearfix">
  <div class="imgcenterbox">
    <div class="boxrow">
      <img src="img.jpg" />
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="imgcenterbox">
    <div class="boxrow">
      I am containers content
      <p>Vertically center using display property</p>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

<!-- Using Position Property -->
<div class="clearfix">
  <div class="posrel">
    <div class="positioncenter">
      I am containers content
      <p>Vertically center using Position property</p>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>


<!-- Using Flex Property -->
<div class="clearfix flexcss">
  <div class="child">
    I am containers content
    <p>Vertically center using Flex property</p>
  </div>
</div>

 

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