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                <div class="hero">
  <div class="hero__spacer" aria-hidden="true"></div>
  <div class="hero__inner">
    <h1>A catchy headline</h1>
    <p>This works by using two items in flex container. The spacer item has an aspect ratio applied that determines its own height. And the inner item's content height determines its own height. At any given screen size, the taller item wins.</p>
<div class="content">
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                *, *::before, *::after { 
  box-sizing: border-box;

body {
  margin: 0;

/* holds two items - and whichever item is taller wins. And, you can set a min-height if you want...but you don't have to.  */
.hero {
  display: flex;
  min-height: 30rem;

/* holds the intrinsic aspect ratio. unfortunately, you need this extra node for it to work in all browsers, including IE. if you try to set the intrinsic aspect ratio directly on a flex child where the width is a percentage, it'll get all jacked up and won't work. */
.hero__spacer {
  width: 100%;
  margin-left: -100%;

/* apply the intrinsic aspect ratio to a before/after - because THIS item is not a direct flex child. */
.hero__spacer::before {
  content: "";
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  padding-top: 56.25%;

/* by making this item a flex container, you can easily vertically center the content. its even easier if you wrap the content inside one more div and center that all at once.*/
.hero__inner {
  display: flex;
  width: 100%;
  padding: 4rem;
  text-align: center;
  flex-direction: column;
  justify-content: center;
  background-image: url(;
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-size: cover;
  background-position: center;

.hero__inner h1 {
  font-size: 68px;
  margin: 0;

.hero__inner p {
  font-size: 18px;
  margin-bottom: 2rem;



Keep the <main> thing the <main> thing.