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Introduction to CSS Positioning Properties Part 1

Web designers gained a great deal from the CSS2 specification, especially when it comes to increased flexibility to position HTML elements exactly where they want them within Web pages. Keep reading to learn more.

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By: Alejandro Gervasio
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February 21, 2005
  1. · Introduction to CSS Positioning Properties Part 1
  2. · Basic definitions
  3. · Inline and block boxes
  4. · CSS 2 Positioning Schemes
  5. · The "position" property
  6. · The "display" property

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Introduction to CSS Positioning Properties Part 1
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Today, many websites are progressively relying more and more on CSS to define the appearance of each Web document. This noticeable step forward takes advantage of the powerful capabilites that style sheets have to offer to Web designers.

The implementation of the CSS2 specification, despite not being fully supported by most browsers, has brought a brand new level of flexibility for positioning HTML elements within Web pages. If youíre planning to base your next website on CSS2 positioning properties, this article might be a useful and certainly quick guide to start designing with these powerful properties in mind.

Whether youíre an experienced developer or a beginner, wishing to implement quickly and efficiently the most common CSS2 techniques to position elements in documents, this article is aimed to assist you that way. So, letís take a look at some basic definitions in order to explain some further concepts.

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