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CSS

CSS Absolute Positioning

I think CSS absolute positioning is a great way to customize the positions of your elements. However, resizing the page with them is a little different. I was wondering if anyone knows a way to keep the absolute elements stationary when resizing the page (I have already tried putting all code in a div with relative positioning, it distorted several of the elements on my page) Thanks in advance for any help.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

I would help to show an example to demonstrate the issue, and include the code.

Well I don't really have an example, I kind of wanted a general answer, but try copying and pasting this into a text editor:

<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
position: absolute;
padding: 30px;
background-color: black;
left: 50px;
bottom: 20px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div></div>
</body>
</html>

Copy and paste that into a text editor that runs that code in a web page, then try resizing the page (zoom) and you'll see what I mean.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

The black square seems very stationary, remaining in the lower left as the page is resized in either dimension or both.

Perhaps you could post a screenshot or two of the "distortion"?