Overlapping Elements with CSS Grid

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  • Put the elements inside a CSS Grid container with one column and one row, then force the elements to all be at row 1, column 1.
  • <style>
    .container {
      display: grid;
      grid-template-rows: 1;
      grid-template-columns: 1;
      place-items: center;
    container > * {
      grid-row: 1;
      grid-column: 1;
    <div class="container">
      <div class="text-red-500">ABC</div>
      <div class="text-green-500">DEF</div>
    • Usually this will be done in the context of elements that are transitioning in and out on top of each other.