Should I use grid or Flexbox?
CSS grids are for 2D layouts. It works with both rows and columns. Flexbox works better in one dimension only (either rows OR columns). It will be more time saving and helpful if you use both at the same time.
Who invented grid system?
Hipparchus, a Greek astronomer invented the latitudes and longitudes and the grid system. He was a mathematician too. And he incidentally discovered precession of the equinoxes.
Why do people use 12-column layouts?
The number 12 is the most easily divisible among reasonably small numbers; it’s possible to have 12, 6, 4, 3, 2 or 1 evenly spaced columns. This gives designers tremendous flexibility over a layout. While the 12-column grid is a popular choice among many designers, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution.
What is the 960 grid system and how does it work?
The 960 Grid System was created by Nathan Smith as a tool for his own web design. He based it on the number 960 because, when divided, 960 creates a lot of clean, whole numbers. It simplifies the math involved so that you’re not wasting time on complicated numbers (I’ve always hated 33.333. . . ). So let’s set up your grid.
What is 960ggs?
960.gs is based around putting all of your site’s elements in a 960px wide (clever girl) container, and dividing that container into 12, 16, or 24 equally sized columns. They provide a tool to use alternate widths, but 960 is what the entire system is developed for and it happens to look pretty sharp.
How do I add columns to a 960gs grid?
The first thing that 960GS requires is a container, which is how it is told the number of columns that will be used on the page. This is done by setting the container element (normally a div) a class of container_XX (the XX can be either 12 or 16 depending on which number of columns you want the grid to have).
What makes Hugh Griffith’s 960 grid framework unique?
With the 960 Grid Framework; Hugh Griffith was able to present a clever bullet-point list of himself, and a more detailed explanation of his expertise side-by-side. Furthermore, he uses the bottom half of his site to present the 3 most appealing parts of his portfolio (each being 4 columns wide).