min-height

Summary

The min-height CSS descriptor specifies the minimum height of the viewport of a document defined via the @viewport at-rule.

The height will initially be set as close as possible to the initial viewport height considering the minimum height constraint.

Related at-rule@viewport
Initial valueauto
Percentagesrefer to the height of the initial viewport
Mediavisual, continuous
Computed valueif specified as a length, the corresponding absolute length; if specified as a percentage, the specified value; otherwise, auto
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

/* Keyword value */
min-height: auto;

/* <length> values */
min-height: 120px;
min-height: 20em;
min-height: 10cm;

/* <percentage> value */
min-height: 25%;

Values

auto
The used value is calculated from the other CSS descriptors' values.
<length>
A non-negative absolute or relative length.
<percentage>
A percentage value relative to the height of the initial viewport at zoom factor 1.0 for vertical lengths. Must be non-negative.

Formal syntax

<viewport-length>

where
<viewport-length> = auto | <length-percentage>

where
<length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>

Example

@viewport {
  min-height: 200px;
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Device Adaptation
The definition of '"min-height" descriptor' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 29 (behind a flag) No support 10 -ms 11.10
Removed in 15
Reintroduced behind a flag in 16
No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 4.4 29 No support 10-ms 11.10
Removed in 15
Reintroduced behind a flag in 16
No support

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