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The Essential Guide to CSS and HTML Web Design by Craig Grannell

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Chapter 7. PAGE LAYOUTS WITH CSS

In this chapter:

  • Explaining CSS workflow

  • Positioning web page elements with CSS

  • Creating boxouts and sidebars

  • Creating column-based layouts

  • Amending layouts, depending on body class settings

  • Creating scrollable content areas

Layout for the Web

Although recent years have seen various institutions offer web-oriented courses, the fact remains that many web designers out there are not "qualified," per se. What I mean by this is that plenty of them have come from some sort of design or technology background related to—but not necessarily a part of—the Web. Therefore, we often see print designers moving over to the Web through curiosity or sheer necessity and technologists dipping their toes into the field of design.

This accounts ...

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