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CSS Compass Basics Compass Layout and Typography Creating a Sticky Footer

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What is the problem with using a non-semantic div for a sticky footer with compass?

Guill mentioned that the use of a non-semantic div for the sticky-footer mixin is a disadvantage.

Why is it a disadvantage? What problems can this cause?

1 Answer

It just adds unnecessary HTML markup. Not a big deal in this particular example, but it is a bad coding practice, especially in large projects, and in projects where accessibility matters most (i.e. screen readers).