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l have just seen flex-box tutorial on here l am a bit confused about whats the best way to align content. l know about the new html5 features and grid system also the other featured taught in the CSS tutorials on here. But as to the best approach is confusing. A suggestion of the best approach would be very much grateful and thanks in advance
Qichao LiCourses Plus Student 15,694 Points
I am also exploring the same thing. I wrote a website recently as a practice. As far as I am concerned, Compatibility is really important. So I have not use the flex-box yet. (For Ie7,8 and ...) And during this approach , I find something disgusting. For example, if I want a content show in both vertical and horizontal center?I have to use 3 divs to achieve that.
Grace Faires5,435 Points
I know this may seem like a cliche answer to give, but generally speaking I wouldn't say there is a 'best' approach. It's certainly worth exploring different approaches and examples that are shown on Treehouse and elsewhere, you'll soon find a method that will suit your needs/ workflow.
From personal experience though I'd say it's worth trying out a grid system - 960 grid system (960.gs) or you could use the grid css file thats included with project files in the website track here on Treehouse.
Grid systems are handy and a good place to start, as they're easy to build on, and relatively quick to get a layout together.
Hope this is at least a little helpful, have fun with it!