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CSS Framework Basics Prototyping with Bootstrap Building a Carousel

Waqar Ashraf
Waqar Ashraf
3,743 Points

Carousel pushing down the body

<div class="navbar navbar-inverse navbar-fixed-top"> <div class="container"> <button type="button" class="navbar-toggle" data-toggle="collapse" data-target=".navbar-collapse"> <span class="icon-bar"></span> <span class="icon-bar"></span> <span class="icon-bar"></span>

    </button>
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    </div>
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</div>

</div> <div id="myCarousel" class="carousel slide jumbotron " > <div class="container"> <div class="carousel-inner "> <div class="item active">

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    <div class="item">
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<a class="carousel-control left " href="#myCarousel" data-slide="prev">
    <span class="icon-prev">


    </span>
</a>
<a class="carousel-control right " href="#myCarousel" data-slide="next">
    <span class="icon-next">


    </span>
</a>

</div>

<div class="container">

<div class="row">
    <div class="col-sm-4">
        <b class="glyphicon glyphicon-camera" ></b>

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When i am sliding my carousel the slide which is little bigger why it pushing down the body and how i can prevent it ?

1 Answer

Matt Kelm
Matt Kelm
7,240 Points

Hi Waqar,

The amount of content in each item determines how tall the slider is, so a slide with much more content will push the rest of the page down when it comes around. An alternative (though maybe not a best practice for mobile, etc) is to give the slider a specific height, such as 350px.