Jon Lamer Jon Lamer - 1 year ago 79
CSS Question

Prevent elements from wrapping when resizing the window

How can I prevent my squares from wrapping when resizing the window?

I want the squares to stay at their positions, but every time I resize the window, they get pushed down and are hidden.

This example is currently working, but the solution, which makes this possible, is just ridiculous.

Is there a "cleaner" way or how can I make it look more professional?

My JSFiddle Example

.content {
width: 100000000px;

Answer Source

Remove position:absolute and overflow:hidden from the parent element.

Since the elements are inline-block, you could use white-space:nowrap to prevent them from wrapping. If that's not the desired effect, just remove it though.

jsFiddle example

#container {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100px;
.square {
    display: inline-block;
    width: 100px;
    height: 100px;
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