Flexbox is also known as flexible box module. It is also known as one-dimensional layout module.

The Flex Container

An area of a document laid out using flexbox is called a flex container.

  • The items start from the start edge of the main axis.
  • The items do not stretch on the main dimension, but can shrink.
  • The items will stretch to fill the size of the cross axis.
  • The flex-basis property is set to auto.
  • The flex-wrap property is set to nowrap.
<div class=”box”>
.box {
display: flex;

CSS Grid Layout

CSS Grid Layout excels at dividing a page into major regions or defining the relationship in terms of size, position, and layer, between parts of a control built from HTML primitives.

<div class="wrapper">
<div class="one">One</div>
<div class="two">Two</div>
<div class="three">Three</div>
<div class="four">Four</div>
<div class="five">Five</div>
<div class="six">Six</div>
.wrapper {
display: grid;
grid-template-columns: repeat(3, 1fr);
gap: 10px;
grid-auto-rows: minmax(100px, auto);
.one {
grid-column: 1 / 3;
grid-row: 1;
.two {
grid-column: 2 / 4;
grid-row: 1 / 3;
.three {
grid-column: 1;
grid-row: 2 / 5;
.four {
grid-column: 3;
grid-row: 3;
.five {
grid-column: 2;
grid-row: 4;
.six {
grid-column: 3;
grid-row: 4;


So, when we can use grid instead of tables to align our items in rows and column formats. For more detailed information check official documentation of Flexbox and Css Grid Layout.