|Before Cascading Style Sheets, you were limited in the control you had over the position of objects on your webpage. You could use the HTML table to control the positioning slightly but this wasn't very precise. Now with CSS, you can have precise control over how each element is place on your webpage. |
Before you can use the CSS position property to position elements on your webpage, we need to discuss the terminology used to communicate with the web browser. CSS not only considers the width and height of you webpage but also the dimensions of the web browser.