Float CSS

The float Property

The float property is used for positioning and formatting content e.g. let an image float left to the text in a container.

The float property can have one of the following values:

  • left – The element floats to the left of its container
  • right- The element floats to the right of its container
  • none – The element does not float (will be displayed just where it occurs in the text). This is default
  • inherit – The element inherits the float value of its parent

In its simplest use, the float property can be used to wrap text around images.


Example – float: right;

The following example specifies that an image should float to the right in a text:

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Example

img {
float: right;
}

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