Quiz Questions/CSS

What are the various clearing techniques and which is appropriate for what context?

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CSS
  • Empty div method: <div style="clear:both;"></div>.
  • Clearfix method: Refer to the .clearfix class above.
  • overflow: auto or overflow: hidden method: Parent will establish a new block formatting context and expand to contains its floated children.

In large projects, having a utility .clearfix class will be very helpful. overflow: hidden might clip children if the children is taller than the parent and is not very ideal.

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