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CSS vh and vw

CSS3 introduced two units for representing size.

  • vh, which stands for viewport height is relative to 1% of the viewport height
  • vw, which stands for viewport width is relative to 1% of the viewport width


 width: 20vw;
 height: 20vh;

Above, the size for the div takes up 20% of the width and height of the viewport

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width: 50vw; 
height: 50vh;


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