CSS Layouts

  • Dan Cederholm


Throughout the book, we’ve been talking primarily about the insides of web page elements—the guts. But what about the framework? For years, designers have relied on tables for structuring columnar layouts, oftentimes nesting multiple tables inside each other to achieve just the right amount of spacing or visual effect. These bloated layouts can be slow to download and slow to work with in terms of code maintenance—not to mention often unreadable in text browsers, screen readers, and small-screened devices.


Content Area Background Color Background Image Absolute Position Screen Reader 


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