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css div at bottom of page

Posted on 2008-10-26
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I have a div which needs to be placed beneath another div.
but for some reason they move side by side.

<div id="wrapper">content</div>
<div id="footer">content</div>


#wrapper

{

	padding: 0px;

	margin-top: 11px;

	margin-bottom: 0px;

	margin-right: auto;

	margin-left: auto;

	text-align:left;

	width: 715px;

	voice-family: "\"}\"";

	voice-family:inherit;

	width: 715px;

}

#footer

{

	overflow:hidden;

	font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;

	font-size: 11px;

	color: #666666;

	text-decoration: none;

	text-align: center;

	padding:0px;

	width:720px;

	voice-family: "\"}\"";

	voice-family:inherit;

	width:720px;

	float: none;

	margin: 0px;

	height: 34px;

	border: 1px solid #FF0000;

}

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Question by:Cheryl Lander
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add:

clear:both;

to your #footer{...} definition
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by:scrathcyboy
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<div id="wrapper">content</div>
<BR />
<div id="footer" style="clear:both;">content</div>

The <BR> is guaranteed to put the footer on a line below the wrapper, and the clear:both style FIXES the footer in the page relative to the other DIV and other elements.
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