Sunday, March 13, 2005


Youthtopia Rescues Kitten in Distress

My neighbor's little girl was excited to find a cute kitten on the Internet. But the poor cat was sitting on a left-column that was too short. Built on a shaky stack of of non-breaking spaces, how could the cat get a comfortable nap?

Weekend Geek 2.0

Usually, that left column gets filled with so much Navbar stuff -- links -- that it extends all by itself automatically. When there's no content in there, or not enough content, then you can extend the size.

We fixed the problem by making the left column extend down, with the reliable CSS property: padding-bottom

The code on the CSS sheet looked like this: padding-bottom: 300px;

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