The Minimum Content Size In CSS Grid
Sometimes, while building a component, you suddenly notice a weird horizontal scroll bar. You keep trying and fixing the wrong thing, only to realize later that the cause is something else. How many times have you been there?
I don't know how many times, but it just happened today! Well, I saw it today, but I fear it's been there for a while.
On my archives page, the list of contents was overlaping the search filters when there was a long
Fortunately, I quickly found Ahmad's post about this behavior of CSS Grid where "the minimum content size of a grid item is
auto, [which] means a grid item can expand its width due to long content".
After adding a simple
min-width: 0 to the overlaping Grid item, it was fixed! 🎉
Thanks a lot Ahmad for sharing this!
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