Each of them let you manually position elements using specific coordinates, opposed to the more semantic options in flexbox and floats. The vast majority of elements on a web page should be laid out according to the static flow of the page. These other positioning schemes come into play when you want to do more advanced things like tweak the position of a particular element or animate a UI component without messing up the surrounding elements. This chapter is split into two parts. Start by creating a new Atom project called advanced-positioning and a new file called schemes. Changing the positioning behavior inside each one will have dramatically different effects.
Things can get complicated as more elements come to the page. Therefore, it is essential to know how to use CSS for aligning elements. It will also save our time while coding. Using Bootstrap is a good way, for example, but not all projects use Bootstrap. In this article, I will be explaining one of the ways of aligning elements with pure CSS: the position property. We can also use CSS Display property to align elements with values like flex, grid, inline-block etc. Check my other article about the Display property here.
How to use the position property in CSS to align elements
The background-position CSS property sets the initial position for each background image. The position is relative to the position layer set by background-origin. The source for this interactive example is stored in a GitHub repository. You will need to offset using absolute values. It is often used to define a size as relative to an element's parent object.
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