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Posted on 2003-11-17
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I have a website done in PHP using div tags.  I want to center the whole page so that if you open it in 1280x680 resolution, etc. the page is in the center of the screen.  I can't use tables because I am pulling a shopping cart into the site.

I have tried several options but it keeps centering the text, picutres & everything.

How can I do this?
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Question by:denileigh
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why can't you use tables exactly? all you have to do is put at the top

<table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0">
<tr>
<td align="center">

and at the bottom you'd have

</td>
</tr>
</table>

then you can pull in your shopping cart as normal?

loz
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by:shmert
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You can center the div using CSS, by setting left & right margins to 'auto'.  Or, you can try a percent margin for left and right, which will give you less wasted space on a big screen.

div#content {
    margin: 0 auto;
    - or -
    margin: 0 15%;
}
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