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Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One by Julie C. Meloni

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Chapter 12. Creating Fixed or Liquid Layouts

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:

• How fixed layouts work

• How liquid layouts work

• How to create a fixed/liquid hybrid layout

So far you’ve learned a lot 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 chapter, you’ll first learn about the characteristics of these two types of layouts and see a few examples of websites that use them. At the end of the chapter, you will see a basic template that ...

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