Chapter 11. Creating Division-Based Layouts

In this chapter, you will:

Until a few years ago, tables were a popular way of structuring a webpage. You’ll learn about tables and their formatting in Chapter 12 and Chapter 13, in case that’s the route you want to go with your site’s design. However, as Web designers move increasingly toward separating style and content, division-based layouts are becoming more appealing.

A division-based layout defines the area of a page with <div> tags, or some of the new HTML5 semantic tags such as <article> and <aside>, and then applies formatting to each area using styles. One big advantage ...

Get Start Here!™ Learn HTML5 now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.