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Desmond Dallas
Desmond Dallas
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Align item in nav bar

Hi, I'm trying to float the last item (contact) to the right. Can anyone show me where I'm going wrong please.

<nav> <ul class="container"> <li><a href="#home">Home</a></li> <li><a href="#about">About</a></li> <li><a href="#articles">Articles</a></li> <li style="float: right"><a href="#contact">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav>

.container { list-style: none; flex-wrap: wrap; display: flex; padding: 10px; background:#3db5da; }

li a { color: #fff; padding: 10px;
background: #3db5da; text-decoration: none; display: block; }

1 Answer

Jamie Reardon
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Jamie Reardon
Treehouse Project Reviewer

In your code you are using flexbox, it is pointless using a float on the child li when you have a flexbox container as your ul element.

With that being said, you can simply add one property to achieve your goal:

li:last-child {
  margin-left: auto; /*  Absorbs any extra space inside the flex-container, therefore, pushing any element to its left away. */

Floats are outdated and not intended for layout, they are best used for wrapping text around images.