HTML Layouts

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The HTML Layouts specifies the arrangement of components on an HTML web page. There are many HTML semantic elements that defines different section of a web page.

Following are the semantic HTML elements used for HTML layout:

headerIt specifies a header for a section or for a document.
sectionIt represents a section in a document.
navIt specifies a container for navigation links.
articleIt specifies an independent self-containing article.
asideIt specifies a tag for content aside from main content (like a sidebar).
footerIt specifies a footer for a section or for a document.
detailsIt specifies a tag for additional details.
summaryIt specifies a header for the  <details> element.

Techniques used for HTML web page layouts:

  • CSS float property
  • CSS flexbox
  • CSS framework
  • CSS grid
  • HTML tables


Let us see an example of HTML Layouts:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   * {
      box-sizing: border-box;
   body {
      color: #000;
      background-color: #8BC6EC;
      background-image: linear-gradient(135deg, #8BC6EC 0%, #9599E2 100%);
      text-align: center;
   header {
      background-color: #000;
      padding: 20px;
      text-align: center;
      color: white;
   nav {
      float: left;
      width: 20%;
      height: 200px;
      background: #282828;
      padding: 60px 10px;
   nav ul {
      list-style-type: none;
      padding: 0;
   nav ul li a {
      text-decoration: none;
      color: #fff;
   article {
      float: left;
      padding: 80px 10px;
      width: 80%;
      background-color: #fff;
      height: 200px;
      text-align: center;
   section:after {
      content: "";
      display: table;
      clear: both;
   footer {
      background-color: #000;
      padding: 20px;
      text-align: center;
      color: white;
<h1>HTML Layouts Demo</h1>
<header>This is Header</header>
<li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
<li><a href="#">About</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Contact</a></li>
<article>This is an article element.</article>
<footer>This is Footer</footer>


Published on 24-Sep-2019 11:06:16