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Word Wrap / Overflow Wrap

This property allows you to define how to handle line breaking. An alternate syntax is the old word-wrap, which has support in every browser, including old versions of IE.


overflow-wrap on W3C

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Live Demonstration

The one-word link shown below is too long for the width of this element, but it's broken onto two lines using the word-wrap property: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

Browser Support

Can I Use wordwrap? Data on support for the overflow-wrap feature across the major browsers from caniuse.com.

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