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Making Sense of the CSS Box Model

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Review the core concepts of the CSS box model, including techniques such as styling text and images, floating content, using display properties, and positioning elements.


  • Making sense of the CSS Box Model
1. Appetizer: The Web Is Made of Boxes
  • Displaying information through the web
  • The web is made of boxes
  • Designing with boxes
2. Entrée: The Origin of the Box in Typography
  • Understanding the basics of type
  • Change the type, change the box
  • Text flow in the box
3. Main Course: Understanding the Box Model
  • What is the CSS Box Model?
  • Changing the contents within the box
  • Understanding the display porperty
  • Sidebar: Images are inline elements
  • Position is everything
  • Floating and clearing content
  • Using the clearfix
  • Pseudo elements: Making the browser hallucinate
4. Dessert: The Brave New World of Layouts
  • Modern layout modules
  • Flex: Content-based layouts
  • Flex in depth
  • Grid: Layout-based layouts
  • Grid in depth
5. Nightcap
  • Shapes
  • Going further with CSS and web standards

Taught by

Morten Rand-Hendriksen


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