justify-content vs margin auto

When centering horizontally is it better to use flexbox or margin auto? what are the factors that I should keep in mind
2 Replies
Lamer of Sweden
It depends on the situation I would say. Check out https://www.joshwcomeau.com/css/center-a-div/
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clevermissfox
clevermissfox4w ago
whether you need other flex behaviors and properties; if you're only applying flex to enter on the x axis, then margin-inline: auto would be better in that case