Live Examples

Use these actual websites as inspiration for creative ways to structure your fluid layouts.

Web Design Cornwall

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Clearleft

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jek2kdotcom

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Mirella Furlan

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La Cantina Italian & New Zealand Wines Shop

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Minimalist Design Magazine

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SOFA – Design, Interfaces & Software

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Andrea Gandino

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Freelenz

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NO-FUN.COM

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GNV & Partners

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Stuff and Nonsense

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Michael Paul Young

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shockEnterprise

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Tutorials

If you need some help getting started, check out the tutorials below to learn all about creating fluid layouts from scratch.

24 ways: Intricate Fluid Layouts in Three Easy Steps

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Liquid layouts the easy way | Max Design

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Adaptive CSS-Layouts: New Era In Fluid Layouts? – Smashing Magazine

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G146: Using liquid layout | Techniques for WCAG 2.0

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The Perfect Fluid Width Layout | CSS-Tricks

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A List Apart: Articles: Creating Liquid Layouts with Negative Margins

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CSS Semi-liquid Layout – CSS Liquid Columns – CSS Liquid Layout Designs Tips

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Peachpit: Using the Liquid CSS Layouts in Dreamweaver CS4 > Simplifying the CSS Selectors

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CSS Layouts: The Fixed. The Fluid. The Elastic. – Beast-Blog.com

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Templates

These templates and layouts should provide an awesome starting point for you to build on.

Dynamic Drive CSS Layouts- Liquid Layouts

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Fluid (Page 1 of 2) : Free Layouts : Free Layouts World

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Liquid Layout Templates

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CSS layouts | Max Design

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The Perfect 3 Column Liquid Layout: No CSS hacks. SEO friendly. iPhone compatible.

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CSSeasy.com – Learn CSS the modern way

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CSS Layout: A collection of 224 Grid and CSS Layouts

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Frameworks

The right framework can make creating even the most complicated layout a breeze. Check out each of the frameworks below to see which you like best!

Fluid Grid System

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Fluid 960 Grid System | 16-column Grid

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Create layouts without limitations | Fluidgrid | A CSS based fluid grid system

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FluidGrids – A CSS Framework for Rapid Interactive Prototyping

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Tiny Fluid Grid

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Conclusion

I hope the resources above are enough to have you dishing out your own beautiful fluid and elastic layouts in no time. Leave a comment below and let us know which resources you found to be the most helpful.

Also be sure to point out any that we missed!