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CSS CSS Grid Layout Going Further with Grid Layout Placing Elements Using Grid Template Areas

seems like assigning names is more useful

seems like assigning names is more useful.

Why will we ever want to use grid-column-start + end?

I can see end is good for footer to always stick it to the end but I just dont see the benefit to use it anymore as opposed to names and position.

1 Answer

Travis Alstrand
Travis Alstrand
Treehouse Teacher

I agree in that following the steps Guil took in this video are easier for me as well and provides a nice visual representation within our code. But there may be cases where one is preferred over the other. You can always check MDN's useful documentation to see different use cases.