Topic: Issue with Styling Cards

am501 free asked 2 years ago

I am following a tutorial on dealing with cards which is from this link. Trying it on myself the card does not end up centering and stays in same position. However if i remove the code for style maxWidth it seems it centered but does not maintain maxwidth property

Expected behavior

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return (
<MDBCard alignment='center' style={{ maxWidth: '22rem' }}>
    <MDBCardTitle>Special title treatment</MDBCardTitle>
    <MDBCardText>With supporting text below as a natural lead-in to additional content.</MDBCardText>
    <MDBBtn href='#'>Button</MDBBtn>
  <MDBCardFooter className='text-muted'>2 days ago</MDBCardFooter>


this is the code used for returning which is from the docs.

here are the imports i used

import 'bootstrap-css-only/css/bootstrap.min.css'; import 'mdbreact/dist/css/mdb.css';

Krzysztof Wilk staff commented 2 years ago


Do you use an MDB4 React or MDB5 React package? It seems you copied an example from the second one while you are importing a CSS from the first one.

Keep coding!

am501 free commented 2 years ago

im new to MDB so not sure but in my package.json file i have the following for dependencies "bootstrap": "^5.1.3", "mdb-react-ui-kit": "^3.0.0", "mdb-ui-kit": "^3.11.0", "mdbreact": "^5.2.0",

am501 free commented 2 years ago

Sorry also wanted to add the expected behavior screenshot is wrong im trying to replicate the Header and Footer example but got messed up and put the Simple card example. @Krzysztof Wilk

am501 free commented 2 years ago

So instead of using the CSS for the first one i replaced and used the second one import 'mdb-react-ui-kit/dist/css/mdb.min.css' however it still does not center

Krzysztof Wilk staff answered 2 years ago


I assume you want to center the whole card on the page, right? The alignment property is meant to center the content of the card. To center it on the page you have to use flexbox utilities. You can wrap your card in <MDBRow className="justify-content-center>{"Your card here"}</MDBRow> component :)

Keep coding!

am501 free commented 2 years ago

awesome, thank you!

Krzysztof Wilk staff commented 2 years ago

Glad I could help. If you have more questions - feel free to ask :)

Keep coding!

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Specification of the issue

  • ForumUser: Free
  • Premium support: No
  • Technology: MDB React
  • MDB Version: MDB5 2.2.0
  • Device: Laptop
  • Browser: Firefox
  • OS: Mac
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: Yes