O'Reilly logo

Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Professional by Simon Collison

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

PART 2Logical Layouts

Part 1 of this book dealt primarily with the common elements of any design and how to transform them with CSS. Taking what you learned in Part 1, you could now make a rather smart-looking web site styled with CSS that has just one drawback—it would be entirely vertical. Part 2 of this book looks at the numerous methods of pulling everything together into custom layouts, and how to think horizontally by placing the content into columns.

Layout concerns the placement of text, images, and other elements within your design. How these elements are arranged, both in relation to each other and in relation to the overall design scheme, affects how the content is viewed and received by the end user, and can immediately convey a ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required