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Build a simple website - Styling Content. Class does not work


I've been trying to complete the styling content project but the CSS class does not work. Here are the classes:

.btn {
color: #FAF3BC;
background: #4FB69F url('img/texture.png') no-repeat right top;
padding: 15px 30px;
margin: 40px 0px;
border-radius: 25px;
text-transform: uppercase;}

background-color: #4CC4A7;
margin: 120px 0 0 0;
list-style: none;
float: right;
ul.nav li{
float: left;
margin-right: 40px;
ul.nav li a{
    color: #FAF3BC;

5 Answers

Chris Mitchell
Chris Mitchell
12,719 Points

This hasn't been closed <div class="grid_8 omega"

Your class btn is wrong Yours is class"btn" Should be class="btn"

Will go thru more later no time now

Chris Mitchell
Chris Mitchell
12,719 Points

I didnt find anything else wrong in the html, I have copied and tidied up the html to how I would do it but not changed your mistakes. You can do everything without indenting the mark up but best pratice is to indent this way:


<html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/> <title>Smells Like Bakin Cupcake Company</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/grid.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> </head>

<body> <div class="container clearfix">

  <div class="grid_4">
  <img src="img/logo.gif" alt="Smells Like Bakin">

  <div class="grid_8 omega"
    <ul class="nav">
      <li><a href="#">About</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Cupacakes &amp; Prices</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Locations</a></li>
      <li class="last"><a href="#">Contact Us</a></li>

  <div id="intro" class="grid_9">
    <h1>Opposites really do attract, especially in our kitchen! We combine unexpected flavors that melt together to create ironically delicious desserts.</h1>
    <p><a href="#" class"btn">Browse Our Cupcakes</a></p>

  <div class="grid_3 omega">
    <img src="img/you-bake-me-blush.gif" alt="You Bake Me Blush">

  <div id="featured-cupcake" class="grid_7">
    <h2>Cupcake of the Week</h2>
    <p>This week's featured cupcake is the <a href="#">Avocade Chocolate Cupcake</a>. Its strange combo of flavors will kick your taste buds into fiest mode!</p>
    <img src="img/featured-cupcake.jpg" alt="Avocade Chocolate Cupcake">

  <div id="new-cupcakes" class="grid_5 omega">
    <h2>Fresh Out of the Oven</h2>
    <p>Our newest cupcakes are <a href="#">Bacon Me Crazy</a> and <a href="#">Jalapeno So Spicy</a>. </p>
    <img src="img/new-cupcake-bacon.jpg" alt="Bacon Me Crazy">
    <img src="img/new-cupcake-jalapeno.jpg" alt="Jalapeno So Spicy">

  <div class="grid_7">
    <h2>Inside the Kitchen</h2>
    <p>Smell Like Bakin' started out in the garage of the husband wife due Aliison &amp; Joseph. Allison is the baker, and Joseph found a way for them to make a business out of the tasty treats. Flash forward to today and they have a successful store front, catering business and cupcake truck. </p>
    <p><a href="#" class="btn0small">Read More</a></p>

  <div class="grid_5 omega">
    <h2>Get Bakin' with Us</h2>

    <div id="contact">
    <p>Call us: <span>1-555-CUP-CAKE</span><br>
    Email us: <a href="#">bakeon@smellslikebakin.com</a></p>

    <p>We announce all of our new flavors first through Facebook &amp; Twitter, and even take requests!</p>
    <a href="http://www.facebook.com/Smelllikebakin"><img src="img/facebook.gif" alt="Facebook"></a>
    <a href="http://www.twitter.com/#!/Smellslikebakin>"><img src="img/twitter.gif" alt="Twitter"></a>

  <div id="copyright" class="grid_12">
    <p>&copy; 2012 Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company. All Right Reserve</p>

</div><!--end of container-->



thank you so much Chris!

Chris Mitchell
Chris Mitchell
12,719 Points

no problem, also forgot to mention that to paste the code into the forum post like i just have, then all you do is hit the spacebar 4 times and hit Ctrl+V to paste your copied code and thats how i just did it. Although it doesnt show the head section for some reason, not sure why.

Chris Mitchell
Chris Mitchell
12,719 Points

its possibly in the html page.

Look in the head section and see if you are linking your CSS style sheet properly

i believe its linked properly because the changes to id selectors are shown to the website

Chris Mitchell
Chris Mitchell
12,719 Points

I would still say its in the html as your code looks fine to me with no errors

how can i show you the html code?

uh, CSS is not my strong point, but I'm doubting the ul.nav selector. I think that should be .nav ul {}

I might be wrong though :)

I'm pretty sure it's because you don't have a space between "ul" and ".nav"

Is the btn class not working as well?

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Instead of using a pastebin like pastie.org you should use a code playground like codepen.io