Firefox and Webkit support some of the CSS3 multi-column layout propertiesâ€”but not very well. Unfortunately, the spec isn’t very clear about what’s correct. Until the spec is clearer and the browser problems are ironed out, multi-columns are useless to me.
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Check out Nomensa’s portfolio for great examples of liquid site designs.
All the major browsers now have zoom functions built in, which may make it seem like there’s no longer any need for liquid or elastic layouts. Not so.
Download the slides from my presentation at Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference 2009, as well as get links to related tutorials on designing flexible images.
I’ve updated my original post on sites to explore for flexible web design inspiration.
Presenting static image comps to clients can be especially problematic if you create flexible layouts. Try building an (X)HTML/CSS version of the design to show to your client instead in order to make designing and creating flexible layouts easier.
Download the slides from my presentation Designing CSS Layouts for the Flexible Web at the National Association of Government Webmasters 2008 Annual Conference.
Download the slides from my presentation Designing CSS Layouts for the Flexible Web at the Voices That Matter Web Design Conference.
Liquid and elastic web sites don’t have to be ugly or boring. There are plenty of beautiful examples of flexible design to inspire you.