Published Jul 13, 2021Updated Sep 3, 2021
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Defines the minimum width of an element.


min-width: <value>;

where <value> can be one of the following:

  • Length values: 300px
  • Percentage values: 33%
  • Keyword values: max-content, min-content, fit-content

Note: In the case that box-sizing is set to border-box, the min-width of the element includes the content, padding and border. min-width overrides the width and max-width properties.

Example 1

Set the min-width of the .box element to be 100px:

.box {
border: 2px solid black;
width: 15%;
min-width: 100px;

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