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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add and Style Icons

haphyz Gbenle
PLUS
haphyz Gbenle
Courses Plus Student 711 Points

Adding background size to an element on css

"with the anchor elements inside the contact-info list still selected , set the background size to 20 pixel square. Then set the left padding 30 pixels, with padding at 0."

The quote above is the instruction i've bin asked to carry out in a task.

But i keep getting a bummer asking me if i set the background size of the contact-info link to 20px.

Please look at my code and help me find what i'm doing wrong. I labelled it task 4

Thanks.

css/main.css
a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
}

#logo {
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;
}

h1, h2 {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a:hover {
  color: #32673f;
}

h1 {
  font-family: โ€˜Changa Oneโ€™, sans-serif;
  font-size: 1.75em;
  font-weight: normal;
}

img {
  max-width: 100%;
}

#gallery {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  list-style: none;
}

#gallery li {
  float: left;
  width: 45%;
  margin: 2.5%;
  background-color: #f5f5f5;
  color: #bdc3c7;
}

nav ul {
  list-style: none;
  margin: 0 10px;
  padding: 0;
}

nav li {
  display: inline-block;
}

nav a {
  font-weight: 800;
  padding: 15px 10px;
}

.profile-photo {
  display: block;
  margin: 0 auto 30px;
      max-width: 150px;
  border-radius: 100%;
}
.contact-info{
  font-size: 0.9em;
  margin:0px;
  padding: 0px;
  list-style: none;
}/**************************
      task 4
**************************/
.contact-info a {
  display: block;
  min-height: 20px;
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
}
.contact-info a{
  background-size: 20px;
  padding-left: 30px;
}

3 Answers

Hi Haphyz,

You seem to be setting it to:

min-height: 20px;

I think you need:

background-size: 20px;

Hope that helps KB :octopus:

Russell Sawyer
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Russell Sawyer
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 15,705 Points

You're very close.

.contact-info {  
  font-size: 0.9em;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  list-style: none;
}

.contact-info a {
  display: block;
  min-height: 20px;
  background: no-repeat;
  background-size: 20px 20px; /*<== the background squared got me the first time too. */
  padding: 0 0 0 30px; /*<== You can also represent padding-left this way*/
}
Tanja Schmidt
Tanja Schmidt
11,798 Points

Hi, you're missing the "square" in 20px square - just add another 20px right after the other. :) Also you should add the last two properties to the selector above, for good practice.

.contact-info a{
  display: block;
  min-height: 20px;
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-size: 20px 20px;
  padding-left: 30px;
}

Hope, I could help! Happy Coding!