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CSS Mobile-First CSS Layout Mobile-First CSS Layout Creating a Layout Wrapper

3.06 minutes into this video, Placing elements outside of the wrapper?

I didn't understand when Guil says placing elements outside of the wrapper? That its perfectly ok to do so. Is he on about html? Or css?

1 Answer

He's referring to the wrapper div that he created. He mentions specifically that it's ok to place elements outside the wrapper at this point because he is no longer using the body as the wrapper. If he were still using the body as the wrapper, then you wouldn't be able to put elements outside of the wrapper because they would need to be outside the body, which isn't permitted. It should be noted that this also partially refers to the CSS as well, because the CSS is what is defining the styling for the wrapper and the elements inside it.

Oh of course anything outside the body is a no no.... thanks, just didn't quite get what he meant.