CSS Float: The float property of CSS is the positioning property. This property is applied to elements to push them either to left or right. It permits for wrapping facility to other elements. Generally, it is applied with layouts and images.

These elements are only horizontally floated. Thus, it is feasible to float various elements either in the left or right direction, not in the up or down direction.

  • The floated element can be traveled as far as possible in the left or right direction. It defines that the floated element may display in extreme left or extreme right.
  • After these floating elements, the elements will flow over it.
  • Before these floating elements, the elements can’t be affected.
  • If any image floated in the right direction, the text flow flows in the left direction around it. If any image floated in the left direction, the text flow flows in the right direction around it.

Float Values

Here are some essential floating values listed below:

  1. None: None floating value illustrates that an element will not float. It will be shown just where the element occurs inside the text. Also, none value is the default value.

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CSS Float
  • Left: This floating value specifies that any image will be floated in the left direction inside a text.

Example:

Output:

CSS Float
  • Right: This floating value determines that any image will be floated in the right direction inside a text.

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CSS Float
  • Initial: This floating value determines that an initial value of it will set-up with the property.
  • Inherit: The floating value will be inherited from the parent element by using this property.

Float Properties

Float: This float property indicates that even if the box will float or not. It includes some values which are as follows:

  • left
  • right
  • inherit
  • none

Clear: It is applied to ignore the elements after various floating elements, i.e., flow around these floating elements. It also includes some values which are as follows:

  • left
  • right
  • none
  • both
  • inherit

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