I have spent hours trying to create a basic repeated footer in a webpage to span 100% across the screen:
(I need position:absolute but this only works if i apply position:fixed)?
I already have a repeat for the header which works fine:
I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong and if there's an easier way i'd love to know!
You haven't said what the result of that code is. Still, position: absolute should generally not be used for page layout. Perhaps you need to position the footer somewhere, by adding something like
... but I doubt this will solve all of your problems. Sounds like you may be after a "sticky footer" which is not easy with CSS. See here for some details on what is required.