Handling Long Words and URLs (Forcing Breaks, Hyphenation, Ellipsis, etc)

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There are times when a really long string of text can overflow the container of a layout.

For example:

URL’s don’t typically have spaces in them, so they are often culprits.
Here’s a big snippet with all the CSS players involved:

.dont-break-out {

/* These are technically the same, but use both */
overflow-wrap: break-word;
word-wrap: break-word;

-ms-word-break: break-all;
/* This is the dangerous one in WebKit, as it breaks things wherever */
word-break: break-all;
/* Instead use this non-standard one: */
word-break: break-word;

/* Adds a hyphen where the word breaks, if supported (No Blink) */
-ms-hyphens: auto;
-moz-hyphens: auto;
-webkit-hyphens: auto;
hyphens: auto;



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