O'Reilly logo

Learning Bootstrap 4 - Second Edition by Matt Lambert

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Ordering your Flexbox

Flexbox is a really powerful module as it comes with several properties that you can customize. Let's quickly go over some more basics before we fully take the plunge and use Flexbox in Bootstrap. Let's start by talking about the order of child boxes. By default, they will appear in the order that you insert them in the HTML file. Consider the following code:

<div class="parent"> 
   <div class="child"> 
   1 
   </div> 
   <div class="child"> 
   2 
   </div> 
   <div class="child"> 
   3 
   </div> 
</div> 

A proper CSS will produce a layout that looks like this:

Ordering your Flexbox

Here's the CSS to produce this layout if you are following along at home:

.parent { display: flex; ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required