Center a DIV with Pure CSS

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Published in: CSS

This CSS Snippet will place the DIV at the centre of a page. The div is centered both horizontally and vertically without requiring any jQuery or JavaScript. Credit: RawCode.io

Centre DIV with CSS

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Center DIV</title>
    <style>
      body {
        background: #900;
      }

      div {
        position: absolute;
        left: 50%;
        top: 50%;
        transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
        width: 40%;
        height: 50%;
        padding: 20px;
        background: red;
        color: white;
        text-align: center;
        box-shadow: 0 0 30px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div>
      Center DIV
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
Published in: CSS

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