Most of us who are struggling with CSS layouts know how effective the use of floats can be. I saw a post on a CSS newsgroup asking why you need to clear a float and where to put the clear.
I knew that it was important to clear a float, but I didn’t fully understand why. I thought the subject was worthy of an addition to the CSS Lab. There is a link on the CSS Tips & Tricks page titled, “4. Floats: Why And How To Clear Them”