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HTML How to Make a Website Responsive Web Design and Testing Write CSS Media Queries

Jonavan Helom
Jonavan Helom
2,593 Points

breakpoint

where do I start a breakpoint at? because i'm confused.

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: Changa One, sans-serif;
  font-size: 2.5em;
  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 {
  list-style: none;
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;
  font-size: 0.9em;
}

.contact-info a {
  display: block;
  min-height: 20px;
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-size: 20px 20px;
  padding: 0 0 0 30px;
  margin: 0 0 10px;
}

1 Answer

Matthew Lang
Matthew Lang
13,483 Points

By break-point, I'm guessing you mean at what widths should you begin having media queries.

min-width: 480px: Will target mobile devices in landscape mode and up

min-width: 600px: Targets tablets in portrait mode and up

min-width: 768px: Targets tablets in landscape mode and up

min-width: 1024px: Targets the desktop view

Quoted from here.

Also, your font-family in this case wouldn't work. Font-family's with a space in their name must be wrapped with single or double quotes, like such:

h1 {
  /* font-family: Changa One, sans-serif;  <-- isn't wrapped in any quotes, incorrect */
  font-family: 'Changa One', sans-serif;
  font-size: 2.5em;
  font-weight: normal;
}
Jonavan Helom
Jonavan Helom
2,593 Points

but where do I put the breakpoint at?

Matthew Lang
Matthew Lang
13,483 Points

I'm not too sure what you mean... Usually, when using media queries I like to have an external style sheet named 'responsive.css', which I link to in my <head> tags. In this responsive.css file, I put all my media queries here.

@media screen and (min-width: 600px) {

}

@media screen and (min-width: 1000px) {

}

/* LESS THAN 1200 PX */
@media screen and (max-width: 1200px) {

}

/* LESS THAN 600 PX */
@media screen and (max-width: 600px) {

}

/* LESS THAN 425 PX */
@media screen and (max-width: 425px) {

}

Here is an example of my media queries for my website.