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Cant get my nav/menu to be fixed to the right side of the header

Here is the HTML

<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="ie=edge"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="\css\normalize.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="\css\css.css"> <title>ABSTRACT CATS</title>



<div class="wrap"></div> <!--Main Header-->
<header class="main_header"> <h2 class="font"> A B S T R A C T C A T S</h2> </header>

  <ul class="main_nav">
    <div class="constainer">


<!--Main Content-->

</div> <footer class="main_footer"> <span>Ā© ABSTRACT CATS</span> </footer> </body> </html>

And the CSS

/* Base Styles */ body{ margin: 0; padding: 0; box-sizing: border-box; } body{ font: 15px/1.5 ariel helvetica, sans-serif; background: url('../img/IMG_5315.jpeg') no-repeat; background-size: 100% auto; background-attachment: fixed; background-size: cover; background-position: center; }

.main_header{ background: rgb(252, 252, 123); padding: .2em 0; }

/Fonts styles/ .font { color: rgb(247, 86, 212); padding: .1em; margin-left: 20px; }

/Navigation styles/

.main_nav li{ display: inline-block; padding: 2px; right: 400px; }

/Main content/ .container {


/Main footer/ .main_footer { background: rgb(252, 252, 123); color: rgb(247, 86, 212); padding: 2em 0; text-align: center; position: absolute; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }

/* Media Quaries */ @media(min-width: 768px){ .main_header, .container, .main_nav

z-index: 1000; position: fixed; float:none; width:100%; margin-top: 0;

} }

Thanks, Scott

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

I don't see any CSS for positioning the header. For sizes below the media query breakpoint you could just float it:

.main_nav {
  float: right;

And for larger sizes, where the media query rules make it fixed, you could unconstrain the width and explicitly position it to the right:

  /* inside media query */
  .main_nav {
    width: initial;  /* or just don't set it to 100% to begin with */
    right: 0;

Thanks Steven!

Thanks Steven!