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Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Seventh Edition by Jennifer Kyrnin, Rafe Colburn, Laura Lemay

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Lesson 15. Advanced CSS: Page Layout in CSS

One of the major draws of modern CSS is the freedom to replace clunky HTML with structured HTML markup, styled by CSS rules. In Lesson 8, “Using CSS to Style a Site,” you learned how to place individual portions of your web page in specific locations using absolute positioning or floating content. You can use the same types of style rules to build the visual structure of the page.

In this lesson, you’ll learn about the following:

Image The different strategies for laying out a page in CSS

Image Why it’s a bad idea ...

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