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A little silly layout problem

I would like to have the text of the entire site properly aligned with a total horizontal margin of about 20 % and a background-color of the header and footer that covers horizontally all the width of the page

this is the css

2 Answers

Erik Nuber
Erik Nuber
20,629 Points

You can achieve this with a wrapper


<div id="wrapper"></div>

* {
    box-sizing: border-box;

header, footer {
     width: 100%;

#wrapper {
     width: 100%;
     padding: 0 20%;


Cindy Lea
Cindy Lea
Courses Plus Student 6,497 Points

All the sections you want different needs a class name & the areas in common can share the css code.