Relative Positioning Working in CSS

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We can define positioning of an element in CSS as relative which renders the element normally. Elements with positioning method as relative are positioned by CSS Positioning properties (left, right, top and bottom).

Example

Let’s see an example for CSS Relative Positioning Method −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
p {
   margin: 0;
}
div:first-child {
   position: relative;
   top:20px;
   background-color: orange;
   text-align: center;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div>PostgreSQL</div>
<p>PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.
It has more than 15 years of active development.................</p>
<div></div>
</body>
</html>

Output

Following is the output for the above code −

Example

Let’s see another example of positioning method −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   border: 2px double #a43356;
   margin: 5px;
   padding: 5px;
}
#d1 {
   position: relative;
   height: 10em;
}
#d2 {
   position: absolute;
   width: 20%;
   bottom: 10px; /*relative to parent d1*/
}
#d3 {
   position: fixed;
   width: 30%;
   top:10em; /*relative to viewport*/
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="d1">PhoneGap is a software development framework by Adobe System, which is used to develop mobile applications. To develop apps using PhoneGap, the developer does not require to have knowledge of mobile programming language but only web-development languages like, HTML, CSS, and JScript.<mark>relative</mark>
<div id="d2"><mark>absolute</mark></div>
<div id="d3"><mark>fixed</mark></div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output: −

raja
Published on 07-Jan-2020 17:16:33
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