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Metro 4 includes a wide range of shorthand responsive margin and padding utility classes to modify an element's appearance.


The classes are named using the format {property}{sides}-{size} for default and {property}{sides}-{size}-{breakpoint} for sm, md, lg, xl and xxl breakpoints.

Where property is one of:

  • m - margin classes
  • p - padding classes

Where sides is one of:

  • t - margin-top or padding-top
  • b - margin-bottom or padding-bottom
  • l - margin-left or padding-left
  • r - margin-right or padding-right
  • x - margin-right and margin-left or padding-right and padding-left
  • y - margin-top and margin-bottom or padding-top and padding-bottom

Where sise from 0 to 80px with step 4px

This block with dynamic padding

                    <div class=" bg-pink fg-white p-1 p-3-md p-5-lg p-8-xl text-center">
                        This block with dynamic padding

if you need to have different paddings on different sides, you must define them explicitly for each of the parties.

                        <div class="pl-10 pt-4 pr-10 pb-4">
                            This block with any paddings

Negative margin

Also Metro 4 contains margin with negative value. To use add negative margin, use classes with suffix -minus.

                    <div class="mb-4-minus">


Additionally, Metro 4 also includes an .mx-auto, .ml-auto and .mr-auto and them media variants. This classes sets margin to auto.

  • mx-auto - set right and left to auto
  • ml-auto - set left to auto
  • mr-auto - set right to auto
This centered block with mx-auto class

                    <div class="mx-auto p-2 bg-cyan fg-white" style="width: 220px">
                        This centered block with mx-auto class