Published Jul 14, 2021Updated Sep 3, 2021
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A property that specifies the column structure of a grid container.


.grid-container {
display: grid;
grid-template-columns: <column-space> <column-space>;

where <column-space> can be one of the following:

  • Grid keyword: auto, minmax()
  • Pixel value: 300px
  • Percent value: 25%
  • Fractional unit value: 1fr

Example 1

The spam-container div encloses several paragraphs of text, split the container into four evenly spaced columns:

.spam-container {
display: grid;
grid-template-columns: 1fr 1fr 1fr 1fr;
/* equivalent to: 25% 25% 25% 25% */

Example 2

Create left and right columns that adjust to fill the width available and a middle column that has a minimum width of 400 pixels and a max of 1000 pixels:

.eggs-container {
display: grid;
grid-template-columns: auto minmax(400px, 1000px) auto;

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