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CSS Experiments With Column Layouts

WebReference’s Andy King has generously shared some of his adventures with the evolution of the site design and development. The latest experiment dated May 18, 2001 uses CSS for the main page’s three-column layout. Didn’t think it was possible? Check this out. His experiments work with several of the latest browser versions.

Interested in seeing more CSS info or experiments with using CSS for layouts? Check out’s CSS section, where you’ll find plenty of CSS resources, including free templates for layouts using CSS. A List Apart’s CSS Forum is also compiling a listing of sites that use CSS instead of tables or at least use CSSP extensively.

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