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CSS

Floating elements or display: inline-block?

Wich one is better for responsive layouts?

2 Answers

Josh Alling
Josh Alling
17,172 Points

Both work in responsive layouts, but they are used for different situations. If you want multiple elements to display in a horizontal line across the page (i.e. the links in a nav bar), use inline-block. This allows you to display the elements horizontally, but still retain your margins and padding. Floating an element is often used to push one element to the left or right and allow other elements to wrap around it.

Hope this helps.

Yes, helped alot! Thank you!!

If anyone has something to accent please any hint will be welcome.