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Illustrated CSS Box Model

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The CSS Box Model is the model that describes how all elements should be placed on a Web page. There are four parts to the box model:

  • content
  • padding
  • border
  • margin

This gallery illustrates how the box model works. You see the different parts of the box model in different colors to make it clearer what is where.

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Box Model ContentBox Model ContentPadding AddedPadding AddedAdd a BorderAdd a BorderMargins On the EdgeMargins On the Edge
Box Model HackBox Model Hack

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