These days front-end developers can build complex page layouts by taking advantage of different CSS layout techniques. Some of those techniques have a long history (e.g. floats), while others (e.g. flexbox) have gained popularity over the last few years. In this article, well have a closer look at a few little-known things related to the CSS positioning layout method. Before we get started learning about those things, lets take a quick yet essential tour of the available positioning types.