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I once saw page, maybe here or somewhere else, where person asked for a list of best proven layouts that work, and each for different columns, different placements of navs, and etc. He got a long list of stuff.

So can you please at least provide some best layouts possible for 1 column, 2,3...right nav top nav, bottom nav... etc.

I understand this question is broad and answer is wiki style. But you never know someone might actually have the knowledge.

Also, it will be great go-to reference material for web designers to go to and pick and play with different layouts in their heads quickly. There can be near infinite number of different layout where elements are randomly placed but some are proven to be best given how web is accessed and what is expected of it. So having a list of best layouts available to you give you a chance to start off right, and more energy available to invest in improving and tweaking it to suit your needs if necessary.

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closed as too broad by Scott, DA01, Benteh, Yisela Jan 20 '14 at 0:08

There are either too many possible answers, or good answers would be too long for this format. Please add details to narrow the answer set or to isolate an issue that can be answered in a few paragraphs.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

There is no 'best' layout. It's all dependent on context. – DA01 Jan 19 '14 at 22:34
of course, but in general some features best for most navigation shouldn't be at bottom of the page. – Muhammad Umer Jan 19 '14 at 22:38
Note: Sorry, I prematurely edited the title and tried to revert this again (as an anonymous user). The system requires someone else to review and approve to revert the edit to the original question. – TehMacDawg Jan 19 '14 at 23:43
While we don't mind wiki-style questions/answers, in this case the question received votes to close as Too Broad because there are just too many layout alternatives. As Boblet mentions in her answer, a framework like Bootstrap lets you create practically any of them (they also have lots of proposed layouts in their site). – Yisela Jan 20 '14 at 0:13

As you say, there are way too many alternatives to this answer.

I would simply suggest Bootstrap as a css layout framework (or similar).

It is well worth the time to get to grips with Bootstraps handling of fluid columns. This should solve all possible layout options thinkable. There are also a large amount of Bootstrap themes ready made.

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i do know how to create all layouts...i sort of know bootstrap. And i liked it when i was learning it. But i just think a reference doesn't exist. If i had just bookmarked that page -__-. – Muhammad Umer Jan 20 '14 at 0:32

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