The shape-outside property allows web developers to wrap text around a float with a non-rectangular area. In our implementation this also currently affects how new formatting contexts are sized and positioned. We want to change how they are sized and positioned, similar to how floats are positioned (based off the bounding area instead).


Specification link

Final published standard: Recommendation, Living Standard, Candidate Recommendation, or similar final form

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Search tags

layout, css-shapes,

Last updated on 2020-11-19