Position Elements on a Page with CSS

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Control the flow of blocks on a web page.

Apply knowledge of the box model when positioning elements on a web page.

Write CSS rules to position blocks on a web page.

1 hour and 10 minutes
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this intermediate-level course you will explore how CSS (Cascading Stylesheets) can be used to control the position of objects on your web page. You will learn to wrap text around an image and create a horizontal menu bar of links using CSS. Using the Notepad++ editor, you will update an internal stylesheet with the CSS rules that control blocks of content. The Chrome browser is used to display the page to test the results of your work. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Web Development

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • Box Model

  • Positioning with CSS

  • Web Design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Alter an HTML file to control the flow of blocks on the page.

  2. Use CSS to modify the appearance of a page using the components of the box model.

  3. Practice using the position property to place boxes on a page.

  4. Write the CSS code to surround an image with text using the float property.

  5. Write the CSS code to create a horizontal menu of hyperlinks.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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