What is the meaning of position:absolute;

What does position absolute do.

Hi @gururajankappa. position: absolute when applied to an element, removes it from the normal document flow. It is then positioned relative to the nearest ‘positioned’ ancestor. Read more about position CSS property and the different possible values it can take from MDN documentation.

You could also look at CSS tricks which has visuals for css positioning.

Thanks a lot for answering!

Thanks a lot for answering!

What would be a good use case for position absolute

A popup, for example.

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Oh! Yes! Thanks a lot!
That is like another layer on top .
Thanks a lot.
Everything is clicking right into place now.