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Full width footer/header on 960gs

Thread began 4/18/2011 12:07 pm by Alex 801 | Last modified 4/28/2011 7:51 am by ijs174940 | 2912 views | 1 replies |

Alex 801

Full width footer/header on 960gs

Hi,

I have a problem I hope someone can help with.! I have partially (unfinished) designed a website in Photoshop and converted it to CSS with an online converter. Everything looks fine but I want the header and footer to be 100% width with the rest of the content remaining within the 960 centered grid.

Is there a way to do this, the online converter uses a slice of the entire design and places it as a background image but I don't want to do this as I have another image I want to use in the background.

I'd really appreciate any help that can be offered.

Many thanks

Alex

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ijs174940Beta Tester

You will need to nest the 960px region inside a 100% div, example

div.100{
margin-right:auto;
margin-left:auto;
position:static;
width:100%;
min-width:960px;
max-width:1600px; /* this can be changed used only as a guide*/
}

div.960px {
margin-right:auto;
margin-left:auto;
position:static;
width:960px;
}

Working with div straight off is not for the faint hearted but there is an extension by the old Interakt guys which makes this a breeze,

tableless-css-layouts-for-dreamweaver.html

Besides that there is always the free DMX Zone 960 extension

go?18032

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