Justify Content

Utilities for controlling flex items are positioned along a container's main axis.

Class reference

Class Properties
.justify-start justify-content: flex-start;
.justify-center justify-content: center;
.justify-end justify-content: flex-end;
.justify-between justify-content: space-between;
.justify-around justify-content: space-around;

Start Default

Use .justify-start to justify items against the start of the flex container's main axis:

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<div class="flex justify-start bg-grey-lighter">
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">1</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">2</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">3</div>
</div>

Center

Use .justify-center to justify items along the center of the flex container's main axis:

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<div class="flex justify-center bg-grey-lighter">
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">1</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">2</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">3</div>
</div>

End

Use .justify-end to justify items against the end of the flex container's main axis:

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<div class="flex justify-end bg-grey-lighter">
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">1</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">2</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">3</div>
</div>

Space between

Use .justify-between to justify items along the flex container's main axis such that there is an equal amount of space between each item:

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<div class="flex justify-between bg-grey-lighter">
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">1</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">2</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">3</div>
</div>

Space around

Use .justify-around to justify items along the flex container's main axis such that there is an equal amount of space around each item:

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<div class="flex justify-around bg-grey-lighter">
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">1</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">2</div>
  <div class="text-grey-darker text-center bg-grey-light px-4 py-2 m-2">3</div>
</div>

Responsive

To justify flex items at a specific breakpoint, add a {screen}: prefix to any existing utility class. For example, use md:justify-between to apply the justify-between utility at only medium screen sizes and above.

For more information about Tailwind's responsive design features, check out the Responsive Design documentation.

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Customizing

Responsive and State Variants

By default, only responsive variants are generated for justify-content utilities.

You can control which variants are generated for the justify-content utilities by modifying the flexbox property in the modules section of your Tailwind config file.

For example, this config will also generate hover and focus variants:

{
// ...
modules: {
    // ...
-   flexbox: ['responsive'],
+   flexbox: ['responsive', 'hover', 'focus', 'active', 'group-hover'],
}
}

Note that modifying the flexbox property will affect which variants are generated for all Flexbox utilities, not just the justify-content utilities.

Disabling

If you don't plan to use the justify-content utilities in your project, you can disable them entirely by setting the flexbox property to false in the modules section of your config file:

{
// ...
modules: {
    // ...
-   flexbox: ['responsive'],
+   flexbox: false,
}
}

Note that modifying the flexbox property will affect which variants are generated for all Flexbox utilities, not just the justify-content utilities.