The only CSS layout you need

One of the arguments for switching from the table-based layout into CSS-based layouts is the flexibility CSS gives us. However, despite the flexibility, you have maybe experienced that the CSS layout you normally use didn’t handle a specific case so you still had to edit, or perhaps totally restructure your HTML?

In this article, you are presented with ten different layouts with example pages, all based on the same HTML. The most popular layout is a two-column CSS layout – top and right menu.

This layout fits educational and news-related websites such as On the other hand, a three-column CSS layout is popular between the webshops.

This article and the example pages are perhaps not the universal answer so the title is maybe a little bit overstated, but hopefully, they can make it easier for someone.

Furthermore, all the pages are also experiments in how to change a layout without having to use absolute positioning since this takes the element out of the page flow. The changes in layout are made by changing mainly floating, margin and padding – no absolute positioning is used.


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Unfollow Anti-Social Media Policies

It irritates me when I hear Twitter, Facebook et al, blamed for the loss of productivity and foot-in-mouth faux pas by employees. That inevitably leads to the discussion regarding banning the networks from the workplace or the introduction of a lengthy social media policy within the business. Stop blaming the tools – it’s the people using them.

Extra Thick Crust, Hold the Common Sense

As Scott Stratton (@unmarketing) put it at Jobsite’s FreshThinking seminar, “Stop hiring morons”. That may seem a little harsh, but let’s look at an example.

Dominos staff filmed themselves doing disgusting things to food in the kitchen before serving up to customers. They posted it on Youtube and were promptly fired and arrested for their endeavors. That wasn’t Youtube’s fault, it was the morons messing with the pizza.


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Keyword Research Tool

Before you begin the journey to find a set of keywords that’ll bring in a swarm of traffic, you’ll need to get your hands on a decent keyword research tool. Without a keyword research tool, it will be incredibly difficult to find good keywords to target.

No worries, I’m not going to send you on a wild goose chase, I’ll save you hours of searching and testing out various tools. There’s one keyword tool that’ll provide all the features a person needs to create a successful online business. It’s one of the most comprehensive and powerful research tools on the internet.

What is it called?

The name of this beautiful keyword research tool is Jaxxy. I don’t know about you, but when I see a list of keywords that can be targeted, I think that’s beautiful. You can test out the tool for free. The first 30 search terms are free, then it costs $19 a month for the PRO version and $49 a month for the ENTERPRISE version.

Would you invest in something that has the potential to quadruple the amount of money that your website is generating? I think that’s a smart investment.

So you understand how search engines work and you have the best keyword research tool available. What’s missing? Well, we need to learn how to use the tool in order to discover keywords to implement into our website content.

I wrote about the potential results of being on the first page of Google’s search engine results. You may want to check out this page about the only CSS layout you need to do it well. Especially in 1 on 1 marketing, this may be crucial.


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