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  <div class="overlay"></div>
  <div class="modal">I'm the modal window!</div>
  <div class="content">
      <h1>Creating an Overlay with an Element with Fixed Position</h1>
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              @import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans);
@import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Federo);

body {
    /* general styles */
    padding: 30px;
    font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
    background: #f1c40f;
    color: #fff;
}

/* overlay styles, all needed */
.overlay {
    position: fixed;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
    height: 100%;
    width: 100%;
    background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.5);
    z-index: 10;
}

/* just some content with arbitrary styles for explanation purposes */
.modal {
    width: 300px;
    height: 200px;
    line-height: 200px;
    position: fixed;
    top: 50%; 
    left: 50%;
    margin-top: -100px;
    margin-left: -150px;
    background-color: #f1c40f;
    border-radius: 5px;
    text-align: center;
    z-index: 11; /* 1px higher than the overlay layer */
}

.content {
    margin: 30px;
}

h1 {
    font-family: 'Federo', sans-serif;
}
            
          
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