CSS Floats quick simple web templates

Explore CSS floats to quickly create web page layouts with columns
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8,180 students
49min of on-demand video
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Use of floats to rapidly design web pages
Create a 2 and or 3 column webpage


  • CSS experience
  • HTML knowledge


Using CSS Floats you can quickly create web pages with multiple columns.  This course will show you how to apply CSS floats and how to clear floats to rapidly build out web pages with multiple columns of content areas.

Floats are powerful and often something that new web designers have questions about.  I built this course specifically to help students learn about using floats, what to watch out for and how to apply CSS properties to quickly create a website layout.

The float CSS property specifies how an HTML element should be placed either along the left or right side of its container.  The surrounding elements can then wrap around it.  Floats are commonly used within images to get images inline with the surrounding text as well as to create page columns.   Floats allow you to control the output either to the left or right of the surrounding content.

This course will show you how to use floats in CSS, explore common mistakes and address common questions when it comes to floats.  

Floats allow the content to remain within the normal flow of the page content contrary to when you use positioning.

This course is taught by an instructor with over 18 years of web design and development experience.  Ready to help you learn more about floats and how you can apply CSS to create web pages.

Who this course is for:

  • Web designers
  • Web developers
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about quick webpage layout design


Instructor, GDE, Application Developer
Laurence Svekis
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