Anne van Kesteren

Fixed positioning

This post will hopefully be updated when I have done a little more (like explaining stuff and publishing combinations of three, maybe four columns), for now:

(This post supercedes: fixed positioning 2003.)


  1. [...] Anne van Kesteren provides a great CSS positioning resource on his (yes, his) site, simply titled Fixed positioning. If you are a Web designer/developer working with, or learning CSS [...]

    Posted by Alex Jones » Fixed Positioning [No, not that Alex Jones... Really, I\'m not the Alex Jones you think I am.] at

  2. I've encountered a problem with fixed headers: if you jump to an anchor in the middle of the main text, that anchor will be scrolled under the header. I'm guessing there must be a way to resolve this, but I haven't figured it out.

    Posted by Adam Rice at

  3. This is very cool. However, IE puts the scrollbar next to the scrollable area, while Firefox leaves it at the window border (which is much nicer, IMO).

    Is there some work-around, other than using the IE-only scrollbar styling tags to make the inner scrollbar as invisible as possible (terrible for usability, but I've seen people try this)?

    Posted by Dotan Dimet at

  4. Well the nice thing is actually that in Internet Explorer, it just looks like you have used frames, which some clients appreciate (a rare few, I have one of them).

    Posted by Anne at

  5. Nice!

    Posted by [m] at

  6. [...] werfen und offeriert uns einen (kurzen) Überblick über CSS-Frames. Neu dabei ist das CSS-Frames-Testcase von Anne van Kesteren. [...]

    Posted by CSS-Technik-News at