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William Newell
William Newell
1,482 Points

placing a div to bottom of image div


I have a div that contains a image.

I have placed another div inside of image div so as to write a caption.

I have positioned parent image div as relative and child div as absolute.

width: 100%; position: absolute; bottom: 0; background-color: black; height: 10%;

The child div does sit nicely to the bottom of div but when expanding browser the child div rises up of the bottom.

I want it to stick to bottom and scale along with parent container.

I have used floats also but does the same.

David Bath
David Bath
25,940 Points

Hmm, from your description I don't see anything wrong with your code. If you try it in a different browser does it do the same thing?

Can you post your whole code for us to evaluate it?

1 Answer

William Newell
William Newell
1,482 Points

This is my code.

div.box1 is div for image.

div.test is div for placing at bottom.

div.box1 img is image itself.

...div.box1 { min-width: 24%; display: inline-block; margin: 0; position: relative; }

div.test { width: 100%; position: absolute; bottom:0; background-color: black; height: 10%;


div.box1 img {

min-width: 100%;



I have removed fixed height and changed it to auto and it works fine. can some one give me a reason for this. Thanks