Should I use min-width or max-width?

The answer is simple: max-width . This is where this property differs from its counterparts i.e. width and min-width . In certain cases the width property will make your images “responsive” when you make the images occupy the entire width of its parent container. It’s recommended to use the max-width property.

What is the difference between max-device-width and max-width?

max-width is the width of the target display area, e.g. the browser; max-device-width is the width of the device’s entire rendering area, i.e. the actual device screen.

What is the difference between min-width and min device width?

Well, in basic terms, width and device-width refer to the width of the device and not the width of the viewport, which could be something totally different. However the main difference between width and device-width is that device-widths don’t always match the layout viewport of said device.

Can I use max-device-width?

With CSS media queries you can use either max-device-width or max-width. Personally I prefer max-width as it also gives the desktop a responsive look. The only case I can think of using the max-device-width rather than max-width is when we need to keep something consistent even when browser window has been re-sized.

What is max and min-width?

Max-width and min-width can be used together to target a specific range of screen sizes. @media only screen and (max-width: 600px) and (min-width: 400px) {…} The query above will trigger only for screens that are 600-400px wide. This can be used to target specific devices with known widths.

What does min-width and max-width mean?

Min-width : Above example says that HTML element which has the id name as “ButtonWrapper” will take the width of 100% (from its parent element) when the device width is greater than or equal to 1024px. Max-width : max -width means less than or equal to the width specified in that media query.

What is min and max-width?

How does Max-Width work?

This is a simple way to put it: if the element would render wider than the max-width says it should be, then the max-width property wins over the width property. But if it would render less than the max-width says, then the width property wins. In mathematical terms: if width > max-width; let the browser use max-width.

Can I use min-device-width?

It is a range feature, meaning that you can also use the prefixed min-device-width and max-device-width variants to query minimum and maximum values, respectively.

Is Min-device-width deprecated?

TL;DR. If you’re making a responsive website, use min-width / max-width in your media queries rather than min-device-width / max-device-width in order to target a wider range of screen sizes. According to the 2018 Media Queries Level 4 specification draft, the device-width media feature is deprecated.

What is Max-Width?

The max-width CSS property sets the maximum width of an element. It prevents the used value of the width property from becoming larger than the value specified by max-width .

What does Max-Width mean?

The max-width property defines the maximum width of an element. If the content is larger than the maximum width, it will automatically change the height of the element. If the content is smaller than the maximum width, the max-width property has no effect.

Which is correct max-width or Max-device-width?

max-width is the width of the target display area, e.g. the browser; max-device-width is the width of the device’s entire rendering area, i.e. the actual device screen. If you are using the max-device-width, when you change the size of the browser window on your desktop, the CSS style won’t change to different media query setting;

What’s the difference between max width and Min width?

In short, min-width is a mobile 1st approach, max-width is a desktop 1st approach. Min-width is the minimum width at which a style will START to be applied. (Have to be ordered from smallest to largest to work properly, regular styles first).

What’s the difference between device width and screen width?

device-width refers to the width of the device itself, in other words, the screen resolution of the device. Lets say your screen’s resolution is 1440 x 900. This means the screen is 1440 pixels across, so it has a device-width of 1440px.

How to combine Min width and max width in CSS?

We can also combine both min-width & max-width to target a particular screen width: @media (min-width: 576px) and (max-width: 768px) { } Above CSS will be applied to only those screens whose width is greater than 576px and less than 768px.