Equal height columns using css flexbox

Equal height columns have many way to create, here have nice way to create Equal height columns using css flexbox, it's a very simple. and using the flexbox you can also do Equal height thumbnail boxes, text vertically center etc...

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Equal Height columns

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Here's demo of Equal Height columns

Left SideBar

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Middle Container

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Right SideBar

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HTML

First We creating structure for Equal Height columns

<div class="equal-columns-row">

    <div class="equal-height-columns columns-aside">
        <h2>Left SideBar</h2>
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    </div>
    
    <div class="equal-height-columns">
        <h2>Middle Container</h2>
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    </div>
    
    <div class="equal-height-columns columns-aside">
        <h2>Right SideBar</h2>
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    </div>
</div>

CSS

for Equal columns the css is as follows:

.equal-columns-row {
    display: -webkit-flex;
    display: -ms-flexbox;
    display: flex;
    
    border:solid 1px rgba(000,000,000,0.2);
}
.equal-height-columns {
    background: #FFF;
    width: 56%;
    padding: 0 2%
}
.columns-aside {
    background: #e2e2e2;
    width: 16%;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
  .equal-columns-row{ flex-direction: column ;}
  .equal-height-columns{ width:auto }
}

Equal height of thumbnail boxes

you have seen above example of Equal Height columns, we have used display: flex; in css for made Equal height of columns, and it's working excellent, now we are going to do Equal height of thumbnail boxes, there is have same way but we use flex-wrap: wrap; for wrap thumbnail item, ul li for html structure. you can seen the below demo and html, css for this

Demo

  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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  • Equal height of thumbnail

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HTML

<ul class="equal-height-thumbnail">
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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        </div>
        </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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        </div>
    </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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        </div>
    </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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    </div>
    </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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        </div>
    </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
        <div class="caption">
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        </div>
    </li>
    <li>
        <figure><img src="img/thumb.jpg" alt="Equal height of thumbnail"></figure>
            <div class="caption">
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        </div>
    </li>

</ul>

CSS

.equal-height-thumbnail {
      display: -webkit-flex;
      display: -ms-flexbox;
      display: flex;
      
      -webkit-flex-wrap: wrap;
      -ms-flex-wrap: wrap;
      flex-wrap: wrap;
      
      margin: 0;
      padding: 0;
      list-style: none;
}
.equal-height-thumbnail li {
      width: 22%;
      margin: 0 1% 20px;
      padding:0 0.5%;
      background: #FFF;
      box-shadow: 0 0 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,0.1);
}
.equal-height-thumbnail figure {
      display: block;
      margin: 5px 0;
      padding: 0;
}
.equal-height-thumbnail figure img{
     width:100%;
}
.caption { 
    padding: 2%;
 }

@media only screen and (max-width: 990px) {
  .equal-height-thumbnail li {
      width: 30.2%;
  }
  }@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
    .equal-height-thumbnail li {
     width: 46.5%;
  }
}

Lastly, you can view and download the source code from the below links.

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