Tags: alignment

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Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Getting Started With CSS Layout — Smashing Magazine

Rachel gives a terrific explanation of CSS layout from first principles, starting with the default normal flow within writing systems, moving on to floats, then positioning—relative, absolute, fixed, and sticky—then flexbox, and finally grid (with a coda on alignment). This is a great primer to keep bookmarked; I think I’ll find myself returning to this more than once.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

CSS Grid, Flexbox And Box Alignment: Our New System For Web Layout – Smashing Magazine

Rachel provides an in-depth comparison between flexbox and grid layout: what they have in common, and what their respective strengths are.

Don’t forget to enable the experiment web features flag in your browser if you want to see the examples in action.

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Aligning text smartly in CSS

Here’s a clever way to get text centred when it’s short, but left-aligned when it wraps.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Text-align: Justify and RWD

Here’s a nifty trick: using text-align: justify to get a nice responsive grid layout.

Monday, March 28th, 2011

text-align: centaur;

I am easily amused.

Monday, March 19th, 2007

Subtraction: Oh Yeeaahh!

Khoi has posted the slides from his grids workshop online. Download and learn.