How to Center Text Vertically and Horizontally in CSS

We can align text in the center by simply setting text-align to center. But how do you align it vertically? Simply set line-height to the container’s height and you are done:

.container {
    background: cornflowerblue;
    width: 250px;
    height: 250px;
    text-align: center;
    line-height: 250px;
}
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In the example above, the height of the container is set to 250px so the line-height should be 250px as well.


The Modern Solution

If you want to go with a modern and shorter solution, you can also use flexbox, with justify-content and align-items:

.container {
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
}
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Center text vertically and horizontally in CSS
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