Layout problem in Confluence 5 Admin screens

Hello people,

I'm experiencing a weird layout problem when I develop my own web sections within the Confluence administration: the left main navigation shifts down with the my body content.

I attached two screenshots:

1) The default layout of the administration console (which is perfectly fine)
2) My own admin action which makes the navigation shift down

The screens show the Chrome devtools with a <br class="clear"> tag marked. In the screen with the layout problem, if I shift that <br> tag up one div level, the problem is solved. But I'm not sure how to fix this (I'm currently putting a <br class="clear"> with JavaScript one level higher at the end of <div id="admin-content"> which is an ugly workaround I would like to get rid of.

Any help's appreciated!

Regards,
Felix Grund [Scandio GmbH]

1 answer

Why are you even clearing that? Can you not just remove that entirely?

Also if you do need to clear floats I'd recommend using the micro-clearfix technique instead of adding an element like that <br>

http://nicolasgallagher.com/micro-clearfix-hack/

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