CSS flex-direction Property

Set the direction of the flexible items inside the <div> element in reverse order:

div {
display: -webkit-flex; /* Safari */
-webkit-flex-direction: row-reverse; /* Safari 6.1+ */
display: flex;
flex-direction: row-reverse;

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Definition and Usage

The flex-direction property specifies the direction of the flexible items.

Note: If the element is not a flexible item, the flex-direction property has no effect.

Default value: row
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.flexDirection=”column-reverse” Try it
CSS Syntax
flex-direction: row|row-reverse|column|column-reverse|initial|inherit;
Property Values
Value Description
row Default value. The flexible items are displayed horizontally, as a row
row-reverse Same as row, but in reverse order
column The flexible items are displayed vertically, as a column
column-reverse Same as column, but in reverse order
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit