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Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours by Michael Morrison, Julie C. Meloni

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Hour 19. Creating Fixed or Liquid Layouts

The bulk of this book has taught you all about styling web content, from font sizes and colors to images, block elements, lists, and more. But what has yet to be discussed is a high-level overview of page layout. In general, there are two types of layouts—fixed and liquid—but also a layout that is a combination of the two, wherein some elements are fixed while others are liquid.

In this hour, you’ll first learn about the characteristics of these two types of layouts and see a few examples of web sites that use them. At the end of the hour, you will see a basic template that ...

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