HTML and CSS Reference
Now comes the time to turn to the
subject of using CSS to create layouts.
Traditionally, users of CSS have been poorly served in
this area, because the tools available to produce layouts
have been limited. However, CSS3 provides a number of modules
aimed at bridging that gap.
In CSS2, all you really have for designing web page layouts in a
serious way are floats and positioning. In many situations you
CSS3 gives your layout abilities a real booster shot in the arm
by offering many modules designed to fulfill specific needs. In
this chapter you'll explore those modules and learn how you can
successfully use them now. Let's get this carnival of content con-
tortion started with a brief look at these new features.