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CSS Build a Responsive Website Creating a Fluid Foundation Converting Pixels to Percentages

Fluid Foundations and Heights

I understand how to convert widths into percentages to make the site more adaptive to various viewport sizes; however, what about when dealing with the height of elements. Would leaving in fixed sizes on the height attributes have any negative effects?

1 Answer

Hi Travis,

It depends on what you are trying to achieve. In responsive/adaptive design you really would not use fixed heights as it can mess with over all design. But in a fixed or box layout design you may. All depends on what you are trying to do.