Absolute Positioning

From GRC 275 Assignment 6 Handout:

An element with position: absolute is positioned at the specified coordinates relative to its containing block. The element's position is specified with the "left", "top", "right", and "bottom" properties.


From http://www.w3schools.com/css/tryit.asp?filename=trycss_position_absolute

With absolute positioning, an element can be placed anywhere on a page. The heading below is placed 650 px from the left of the page and 400 px from the top of the page as measured to the top left corner of the heading.


Absolute Position