min-width

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

By default, min-width is set as close as possible to the initial viewport considering the minimum width constraint.

Related at-rule@viewport
Initial valueauto
Percentagesrefer to the width of the initial viewport
Mediaas each of the properties of the shorthand:
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-width: auto;

/* <length> values */
min-width: 320px;
min-width: 40em;
min-width: 5cm;

/* <percentage> value */
min-width: 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 width or height of the initial viewport at zoom factor 1.0, for horizontal and vertical lengths respectively. Must be non-negative.

Formal syntax

<viewport-length>

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

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

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 29Edge ? Firefox No support NoIE Full support 10
Prefixed
Full support 10
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -ms-
Opera Full support 16
Full support 16
No support 11.1 — 15
Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 4.4Chrome Android Full support 29Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android ? Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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