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A property used to identify an element within a grid template or specify the location of an element within a grid.


.item-one {
grid-area: <area-value>;

A <area-value> can be any of the following:

  • Grid keyword: auto, span
  • Grid line value: 2
  • Grid line name: section-a-start
  • A string: 'header'

Values for a location can also be specified as:

.item-one {
grid-area: row-start / column-start / row-end / column-end;

Example 1

A div named banner which may be referenced within grid-template-areas:

#banner-div {
grid-area: banner;

Example 2

Text that occupies the second and third rows on the fifth column of the grid:

#text {
grid-area: 2 / 5 / 4 / 6;

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