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Flexible Images and Media with CSS's max-width

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    Flexible Images and Media with CSS's Max-width
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    with Amber Himes Matz
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    Our site needs to be able to display images
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    or YouTube videos embedded in the body field.
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    And these images or videos shouldn't break a responsive layout,
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    effectively making it non-responsive.
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    Although there are many different approaches and solutions that vary
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    in complexity, browser support, and developer acceptance,
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    there remains an elegantly simple approach
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    that-- while it doesn't solve every problem with responsive images--

Flexible Images and Media with CSS's max-width

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There are quite a few images on the site that aren’t scaling very well. They’re either way too small or way too big and break the layout. For now, we just want ensure that our images don’t overflow beyond the layout container and that they are viewable at a comfortable size across all viewport sizes. While we're at it, we can make sure all HTML media objects stay safely contained in a flexible container, especially when sizing down.

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https://github.com/DrupalizeMe/demo-rwd-7x (checkout branch 10-max-width)