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Utilities for setting the maximum width of an element

Work in progress!

More detailed documentation is coming soon, but in the meantime here's a quick class reference.

Class reference

Class Properties
.max-w-xs max-width: 20rem;
.max-w-sm max-width: 30rem;
.max-w-md max-width: 40rem;
.max-w-lg max-width: 50rem;
.max-w-xl max-width: 60rem;
.max-w-2xl max-width: 70rem;
.max-w-3xl max-width: 80rem;
.max-w-4xl max-width: 90rem;
.max-w-5xl max-width: 100rem;
.max-w-full max-width: 100%;


Max-Width Scale

By default Tailwind provides ten max-width utilities. You change, add, or remove these by editing the maxWidth section of your Tailwind config.

// ...
maxWidth: {
    'xs': '20rem',
    'sm': '30rem',
    'md': '40rem',
    'lg': '50rem',
    'xl': '60rem',
-   '2xl': '70rem',
-   '3xl': '80rem',
-   '4xl': '90rem',
-   '5xl': '100rem',
+   '1/4': '25%',
+   '1/2': '50%',
+   '3/4': '75%',
    'full': '100%',

Responsive and State Variants

By default, only responsive variants are generated for max-width utilities.

You can control which variants are generated for the max-width utilities by modifying the maxWidth property in the modules section of your Tailwind config file.

For example, this config will also generate hover and focus variants:

// ...
modules: {
    // ...
-   maxWidth: ['responsive'],
+   maxWidth: ['responsive', 'hover', 'focus', 'active', 'group-hover'],


If you don't plan to use the max-width utilities in your project, you can disable them entirely by setting the maxWidth property to false in the modules section of your config file:

// ...
modules: {
    // ...
-   maxWidth: ['responsive'],
+   maxWidth: false,