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As I work away on my travelblog.ws
project I encounter some interesting problems and creating a constant ratio DIV
has been one of them. What I wanted to do was have photos that I uploaded, no matter whether they are landscape or portrait oriented to be displayed in a uniform manner, all with the same sizes, exactly how Facebook
does it. This is my solution to that.
To demonstrate my code I have uploaded 3 photos, two portrait
and one landscape
When displayed, the results look like this...
Each of the photos is placed into a DIV
with a structure like this...
Note in this case I am using a 4:3 ratio div
to clip the photo. In addition the photo is both vertically and horizontally centred within the clipping DIV
Applying a bit of CSS
gets the desired result...
The size of the resulting DIV
is controlled by setting the width
on the photo-4x3 class
. The ratio
is set by the padding-top
value on the photo-4x3:after selector
. For example 75% means 4:3 ratio
(3 ÷ 4 × 100). Using the same calculation a 16:9 aspect ratio
is a 56.25% value.
I've put a full example HTML
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