Category: flow-root

The End of the Clearfix hack?

Rachel Andrew with a clear (get it?!) explanation of display: flow-root;, including demos comparing old and new techniques. Apparently the name is still a little bit still up in the air. The whole point of it is getting rid of clearfix, or using a different/unintended property for float clearning. Every time this is b...

display: flow-root;

News to me! There is a spec for it and Firefox says they intend to ship it. It’s just like display: block; only: It always establishes a new block formatting context for its contents. Meaning: you don’t have to use clearfix hacks. There is a bit more to it though. Fiona Chan has a mini-talk all about block...