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HTML How to Make a Website Responsive Web Design and Testing Adjust the Profile Page and Header

Michael Sothan
Michael Sothan
8,048 Points

Can't get responsive 2 column layout on About page using responsive.css

When I add the code

.profile-photo {
    float: left;
    margin: 0 5% 80px 0;

to the responsive.css page I don't see any effect on the webpage. It's only when I add this same code to the main.css page do I see a change. However, the text still does not move responsively.

Is the original code on the main.css page of

.profile-photo {
  display: block;
  max-width: 150px;
  margin: 0 auto 30px;
  border-radius: 100%;

somehow overriding the code on the responsive.css page?

Meghan Tucker
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Meghan Tucker
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 32,902 Points

Are you using media queries appropriately, and did you add your responsive.css file into your html file in the head of the document, underneath the link to your main.css file?

1 Answer

Michael Sothan
Michael Sothan
8,048 Points

Hi Meghan,

I'm pretty sure my media queries are correct. My code is:

@media screen and (min-width: 480px) {

at the top of the responsive.css page with my different CSS nested inside.

The profile photo doesn't float left, however when I expand the screen to its widest size on my Macbook the photo seems to move to the far left of the margin for the ul with the 3 nav elements (but not the extreme left).

When I place the same code:

.profile-photo { float: left; margin: 50px 5% 100px 0; } In my main.css file under the other CSS for the .profile-photo class, which is:

.profile-photo { display: block; max-width: 150px; margin: 0 auto 30px; border-radius: 100%; }

The photo indeed floats left. The text wraps to fit the screen width but it never changes position like in the video where the text goes from the right to being underneath the photo.

Any ideas?