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trying to understand more about float: left and display: inline block

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Hey guys!

I have been trying to learn about CSS and drop down menu from this channel and at 11:01, he uses a float: left in the nav ul li {} element to display them in a straight line instead of display: inline block? I guess there is more than one way of doing things but which way is better? I read from google or stackflow that the latter is the preferred choice?

 

 

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yay, no more ridiculously large videos!

float was available earlier, but since CSS 2.1 inline-block is indeed superior for this. Google can offer more on the subject; basically, float has a much more significant impact on elements' positioning, so if all you want to do is "collapse" elements to display side by side then inline-block will have the desired effect without other side effects.

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