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CSS grid-template-areas Property

The grid-template-areas property specifies named grid areas.

You can name grid items by using the grid-area property, and then reference to the name in the grid-template-areas property.

CSS Demo: grid-template-areas

grid-template-areas: 
             "a a a"
             "b c c";
grid-template-areas: 
              "a a ."
              ". b c";
grid-template-areas: 
              "b b a"
              "b b c";
grid-template-areas: 
              "a a a"
              "b b b"
              "c c c";
A
B
C

Technical Details

Default value "none"
Applies to grid containers
Inherited no
Computed value as specified
Animatable no See animatable properties.
Version CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1
JavaScript syntax object.style.gridTemplateAreas = "one one . ." Demo


CSS Syntax:

grid-template-areas: item-names|none;

Examples

The following example shows how to use grid-template-areas property:

Run code

Another example of grid-template-areas:

Run code

Create template structure using grid item names:

Run code

Browser compatibility

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the grid-template-areas property:

Property
grid-template-areas 57 52 44 10.1 16

Property Values

The following table describes the values of grid-template-areas property:

Value Description
none No named grid areas (This is default)
item-name Denotes an arbitrary user-defined string used as an identifier for the grid item

See also

CSS Grid Layout tutorial

CSS grid property

CSS grid-area property

CSS grid-template property

CSS grid-template-rows property

CSS grid-template-columns property

CSS grid-auto-flow property

CSS grid-auto-columns property

CSS grid-column-gap property