Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 47
  • Last Modified:

Background positioning with css in div

Hi I have the below html.  There is a graphic in the div id="Header".  I want to put the div's for classes photobox for the graphics in the div officers on the bottom portion (over it)  of the header.

You can see this live at    http://www.cleanslatelocal118.com/index.aspx

<body>  
    <div id="Wrapper">
        <div id="Header"></div>
        <div class="clear"></div>
        <div id="officers">
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/a.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/d.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/e.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/f.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/g.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/h.png" alt=""/>text</div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

CSS for this is:

      #Wrapper
        {
            margin: 0 auto;
            max-width:1200px;
        }
       
       #Header
        {          
            margin: 0 auto;
            width: 1100px;
            height: 455px;
            background: url(images/background.png) 0 0 no-repeat;
            float:left;
        }  
           
        #officers        
        {
            background-color:#294143;
            height:200px;
            width:1100px;
            float:left;            
        }
       
        .photobox
        {
            height:200px;
            width:105px;
            padding:10px 3px 3px 3px;
            text-align:center;
            float:left;
            font-family:Calibri;
            font-size:.7em;
            color:White;      
        }

        .clear
        {
           clear:both;
        }
0
Charles Baldo
Asked:
Charles Baldo
  • 3
  • 2
1 Solution
 
Julian HansenCommented:
Do you mean like thisss85.jpg
To get this do the following
1. move your Officers inside your header
<body>  
    <div id="Wrapper">
        <div id="Header">
          <div id="officers">
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/a.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/d.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/e.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/f.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/g.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/h.png" alt=""/>text</div>
          </div>
       </div>
        <div class="clear"></div>
    </div>
</body>

Open in new window

Now fix your styling
i. Make header position: relative
#Header {          
  margin: 0 auto;
  width: 1100px;
  height: 455px;
  background: url(images/background.png) 0 0 no-repeat;
  float:left;
  position: relative;
}  

Open in new window

ii. Remove the background from the officers container and make it position absolute positioned at the bottom
#officers {
  height:200px;
  width:1100px;
  float:left;            
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 0;
}

Open in new window

0
 
Charles BaldoSoftware DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Nice I see you mix the absolute with the relative positions , thanks again for your excellent help
0
 
Julian HansenCommented:
I see you mix the absolute with the relative positions
Necessary to make sure the children (photobox) are positioned relative to their parent.

You can read more about background images and positioning in this article https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/28823/4-Methods-for-creating-image-overlays-in-HTML-using-CSS-and-PHP-GD2.html
0
 
Charles BaldoSoftware DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thank you worked well.  I thought I already assigned you points?
0
 
Julian HansenCommented:
I thought I already assigned you points?
Question appears to still be open.
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

  • 3
  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now