CSS punch to the face

Today’s lesson:

When using absolute positioning (position:absolute;) for an element within a container div the the container must have a relative position (position: relative;) in order for the absolutely positioned element to be correctly positioned with said container.

….And it only too me 48 hours to learn that.   I could make that clearer, and even include an example, but f**k you guys.

One thought on “CSS punch to the face

  1. to be totally precise the position of the containing box should be other than default (static) other wise the contained box will use the first outer other than default positioned box.. usually the html element 😉

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