INTRO

INTRO

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Intro to the Designer

Intro to the Designer

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Intro to HTML & CSS

Intro to HTML & CSS

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HTML Structure

HTML Structure

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WEB STRUCTURE

WEB STRUCTURE

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The Box Model

The Box Model

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Element Hierarchy

Element Hierarchy

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Navigator Panel

Navigator Panel

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ELEMENTS

ELEMENTS

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Element Panel

Element Panel

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Section

Section

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Container

Container

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Columns

Columns

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Div block

Div block

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Buttons & Links

Buttons & Links

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Button

Button

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Link Block

Link Block

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Text Link

Text Link

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Typography

Typography

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Heading

Heading

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Paragraph

Paragraph

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Rich Text

Rich Text

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Text Block

Text Block

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Block Quote

Block Quote

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List

List

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Media

Media

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Image

Image

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Image File Types

Image File Types

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Image Resolution

Image Resolution

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Assets Panel

Assets Panel

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Video

Video

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Background Video

Background Video

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Components

Components

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Intro to Forms

Intro to Forms

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Styling Forms

Styling Forms

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Navbar

Navbar

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Styling a Navbar

Styling a Navbar

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Navbar Menu Button

Navbar Menu Button

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Slider

Slider

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Tabs

Tabs

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Lightbox

Lightbox

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Map

Map

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Dropdown

Dropdown

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Social Media Buttons

Social Media Buttons

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Custom Code Embed

Custom Code Embed

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Symbols

Symbols

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Styling Basics

Styling Basics

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Intro to Style Panel

Intro to Style Panel

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HTML Tags

HTML Tags

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Classes

Classes

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Combo Classes

Combo Classes

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Text Style Inheritance

Text Style Inheritance

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Style Manager

Style Manager

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States

States

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Transitions

Transitions

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Color Picker & Swatches

Color Picker & Swatches

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Color Values

Color Values

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Layout Basics

Layout Basics

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Intro to Web Layout

Intro to Web Layout

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Display Settings

Display Settings

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Padding & Margin

Padding & Margin

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Width & Height Units

Width & Height Units

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Floats & Clears

Floats & Clears

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Flexbox & Grid

Flexbox & Grid

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Intro to Flexbox

Intro to Flexbox

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Centering elements with Flexbox

Centering elements with Flexbox

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Equal height layouts with Flexbox

Equal height layouts with Flexbox

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Grid layouts overview

Grid layouts overview

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Flexbox vs. Grid

Flexbox vs. Grid

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Advanced Layout

Advanced Layout

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Positioning Overview

Positioning Overview

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Relative Positioning

Relative Positioning

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Absolute Positioning

Absolute Positioning

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Fixed Positioning

Fixed Positioning

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Z-Index

Z-Index

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Overflow

Overflow

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Styling Typography

Styling Typography

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Intro to Web Typography

Intro to Web Typography

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Typography Units

Typography Units

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Line Height

Line Height

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Advanced Typography Styles

Advanced Typography Styles

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Google Fonts

Google Fonts

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Custom Fonts

Custom Fonts

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Text Shadow

Text Shadow

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Background & Border Styles

Background & Border Styles

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Background Styles Overview

Background Styles Overview

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Background Image

Background Image

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Background Gradient

Background Gradient

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Border

Border

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Border Radius

Border Radius

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Box Shadow

Box Shadow

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3D Styles

3D Styles

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Intro to 3D

Intro to 3D

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3D Perspective

3D Perspective

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2D & 3D Transforms

2D & 3D Transforms

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EFFECTS

EFFECTS

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Opacity

Opacity

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Filters

Filters

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Cursors

Cursors

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Responsive Design

Responsive Design

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Lesson info

Lesson info

Webflow's style panel gives you several layout methods to help you position content in your project. In this video, we'll give you a brief overview of some of the common CSS layout and positioning options available.

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Transcript

This video lesson is an overview of some of the major layout controls on the Style Panel. As we know, in CSS, styles can be used to control layout.

And sometimes there are multiple ways to do things — to create what looks and even functions the same way — so it's helpful for us to have a good overview.

We'll touch on display settings like block, inline block, inline, and flex. Then we'll talk padding and margin, float, overflow, positioning, and finally: transforms.

We've created detailed content on each of these, so what you're about to see is a quick, top-level overview of these layout controls.

So. Let's do display settings like block elements. Block elements, like headings and paragraphs by default — they stack on top of each other. They don't wrap, and their boundaries take up the full width of their parent element, unless we set custom dimensions.

With inline block, elements are only as wide as the content inside. Elements sit next to each other on the same line, and when they hit the inner boundary of their parent? They wrap to the next line.

Inline elements behave just like text. Text spans or text links are good examples of this — they ignore set dimensions but they'll take into account typography values (like font size).

Flexbox is a super powerful layout tool. That's actually how it's described in the official spec. Except it isn't. We doctored this image. Flexbox lets us align and size or stretch and organize items inside a container.

Up next. Padding and margin. These controls let us create breathing room inside (for padding) or outside (for margin) of an element's boundary.

Then there are floats. When something's set to float, text will wrap around it.

Then we have overflow, which gives us control over whether content inside an element is allowed to spill outside the element's boundaries.

We have positioning, which affects how elements are positioned relative to themselves. Auto (or Static) respects the normal flow of content, relative lets us move something around without affecting other elements, absolute lets us position something around its parent element, and fixed lets us position something around the viewport. Great for persistent navigation. Or wonderful popup ads.

And finally, transform. This lets us move, or rotate, or scale, or skew content.

Like we said at the beginning, this is a quick crash course on many of our layout options. We've created detailed content for each of these — but this serves as a brief overview to get started or brush up on some of these CSS layout properties.