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CSS How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Polish the Navigation and Footer

Are your icons not downsizing? My fix within

I saw some people asked about their icons not downsizing after the lesson, but no conclusive answer (unless you made a typo error).

After adding class="social-icon" to my html and .social-icon { } to my css, my icons weren't downsizing. When I inspected the page elements upon right-click, I noticed Workspaces wasn't saving the class in the html for some reason, even after rebooting the browser (Safari).

I instead got rid of the class and added 'footer img { }' to the css and it worked just fine.

Probably a bug, but hopefully this helps those with the same issue as myself

1 Answer

Hi, make sure you are giving the class to the <img> element and not to the anchor <a> element, for me all worked fine (windows/chrome)! Here the example from my workshop:

<a href="http://twitter.com/xxx"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
.social-icon {
  width: 20px;
  height: 20px;
  margin: 0 5px;

try to do like this and adjust the size as u prefer, let me know if still not working!

Hiya andrea, thanks for the tip! Unfortunately it hasn't fixed my particular issue. I noticed that in later videos that used classes such as the class="profile-photo" for the About Page vid, my classes still don't work! And those videos also have threads of people experiencing the same issues, going back a couple months. I'm wondering if it's truly a workspace bug for certain browser versions.

For now, I've discovered that giving it an id instead of a class, then selecting it with a # in css, works pretty well.

edit: it seems if I use img.profile-photo { } instead of just .profile-photo {}, it works!