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Chapter 5. Indestructible Boxes

Chapter 5. Indestructible Boxes

Plan for the unknown when constructing styled boxes.

Although the very nature of CSS tends to be rather boxy, that doesn't mean designs have to be constrained to square dimensions. The CSS box model defines rectangular boxes that are generated for elements within a document's structure (www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/box.html)—in other words, a rectangular box is the standard method for organizing elements when using CSS. The result can lead to square, boxy designs being the norm.


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