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CSS CSS Layout Basics Page Layout with the Float Property Creating a Horizontal Navigation with Floats

Agustin Hernandez
Agustin Hernandez
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Question About Floats

If I understand correctly the height of the header collapse because the .main-nav and .name were taken out of the normal document flow when using floats so the header acts as if there was no content there right?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Yes, that's right. A common way to compensate for this is with the use of a "clearfix", which adds a CSS pseudo-element to the end of the container with the "clear" property to ensure the floats are contained.

This concept will be covered in the next video.