A previous version of the Flexbox spec set the static position of abspos children as if they were a 0x0 flex item. However, the latest version of the spec takes them fully out of flow and sets the static position based on align and justify properties. (The static position is used when there are no top: or left: or related properties used to position the absolute-positioned element. See the sample below.)




Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2020-11-19