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6:22 am, June 4, 2021

make your images look non squished when not using image backgrounds v2

this is a working version of this post, for some reason that image was deleted I think due to a content upgrade. 

Basically this uses the object-fit: cover; to make images not stretch when they are forced into a fixed size. 



<div class='demo-darken-shared demo-darken-img'></div>
	<img src='' class='demo-squished-img'>
	<img src='' class='demo-non-squished-img'>
	<img src='' class='animated-img'>


.demo-darken-shared {
	display: flex;
	align-items: center;
	justify-content: center;
	text-shadow:0px 1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.8);
	text-align: center;
.demo-darken-img {
	background:url( center no-repeat;
.demo-squished-img {
   	height: 300px;
    width: 200px;
.demo-non-squished-img {
   	height: 300px;
    object-fit: cover;
    width: 200px;
	.animated-img {
		transition: all 0.3s;
		animation: imgwidth 5s infinite;
		object-fit: cover;
	@keyframes imgwidth {
	    0%   {width: 50px; height: 300px;}
	    50%   {width: 100%; height: 300px;}
	    100% {width: 50px; height: 300px;}

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