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#microtip - Center a Div Horizontally and Vertically

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#microtip - Center a Div Horizontally and Vertically

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A small tip that can be handy, say when you are creating a landing HTML page. The goal is to position or align a div in the center of the browser. There are many misleading and non working examples when you google this, so I'm pasting a simple solution that works.

HTML

<div class="outer-container">
 <div class="inner-container">
 <center>
 <h3>Hello Center!</h3>
 </center>
 </div>
</div>

CSS

.outer-container {
 position: fixed;
 top: 0;
 left: 0;
 width: 100%;
 height: 100%;
}

.inner-container {
 position: relative;
 top: 40%;
}

JsFiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/31L9jdsz/

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