I've built a naming convention system that will make it easy to edit and add new content and sections as you go through and create new pages. The layouts are built using a 12 column grid (which you can read more about here), and also using grid blocks.
I've found that these are the best ways to create complex sections and beautiful pages, without having to completely reinvent the wheel by adding in hundreds of different classes. Find out more about how they work below.
Columns are a great way to be able to build hundreds of different unique layouts, all while keeping within the same simple system.
All you need to do is set up a "Column" class, then set up the different sizes for on desktop, tablet, and mobile. It's best to build on a 12 Column layout, as this is the structure that is currently most commonly used throughout the web, and most website designs are initially built on a 12 column layout.
This is much more flexible than using the built in Column element, as if you use the built in Columns, you'll find their limitations when you get stuck building a complex layout.
Grids are another great way to structure content, and the built-in Webflow grids are easy to use. These layouts are great for card layouts, such as blog posts cards.
I use a very similar structure to columns, with first defining the element as "Grid", and then defining how many columns each grid section has for the different screen sizes.
By defining all grids with a main "Grid" class, you can adjust all grid sections at once if you ever need to change their margin, gap size, or even background colour.
I've created layouts for grids with 4, 3, and 2 columns, but have also defined special layouts with one side of the grid bigger than the other, such as 1-1.5 and 1-2. These can come in handy for feature or hero sections.
To find out more about naming conventions used across my templates, read this blog post on naming conventions.
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