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CSS CSS Layout The CSS Box Model Introducing the Box Model

Maria Lucia Alvarez
Maria Lucia Alvarez
Courses Plus Student 479 Points

Boxes how and how to view them. Suggestion: Chrome extension "Pesticide for Chrome" https://chrome.google.com/webstore/

I use it to see how the boxes are set. Very useful for beginners and pros. Add it the "Inspect" mode and you are able to inside of a page.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,692 Points

If anyone is reluctant to install a browser extension, you can get much the same effect just by setting the "outline" attribute in your CSS: I have done this frequently when working on layouts.

* { outline: 1px solid blue; }

You can make it even more similar to the extension if you give different colors to different element types.