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CSS Box Sizing Guides

Box sizing can be a challenging overall topic. Fear not, however! All your questions will be answered in these great posts!

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How to Treat Your CSS Elements: The Box-sizing Property

In the previous article that covers CSS subjects, I talked about the box model. An important property that’s connected to the box model is the box-sizing property.

¿Qué es el Box Sizing en CSS? 🤔

La propiedad box-sizing (tamaño de caja) establece como se calcula el ancho y alto total de un elemento. Recuerda que en HTML todos los elementos son una caja y es muy importante comprender que es el box-model (modelo de caja) antes de pasar con el box-sizing.

Why does my element not align properly? The box-sizing problem

This, my friend, is a CSS box-sizing problem. But before we fix it we need to understand why it happens. In order to do that first we need to make friends with CSS Box Model.

The CSS box-sizing property

The box-sizing property determines how the final space an element occupies on the web page is calculated. The default value for this property is content-box. When its set as the value, the final space occupied by the element is calculated as discussed in the previous section.

Understanding box-sizing in CSS

In this post, we'll learn about the CSS box-sizing property covered in module 1 of the course.

Using The CSS3 Box-Sizing Property🌈🌈

The Box-Sizing property was introduced to specify how these dimensions can be calculated and modified to give desired results.

This Box-Sizing property has two values:

Happy CSS Box Sizing coding!