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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Styling the "Wildlife" div with Background Properties

19,845 Points

code challenge problem?

I am not sure how to answer this, it is telling me to do the following:

"Finally, give .wildlife the property and value that forces any padding and border widths into its total width and height."

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.wildlife {
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-position: center;
  background-size: cover;

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
          As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

7 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

You can use the box-sizing property.

box-sizing: border-box;
Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,253 Points

Box sizing lol I'm not on the same page with this one. Disregard my answer. :)

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Hi, Jonathan, I am not on the same page either, don't really remember much about this course anymore, I just tried to solve this challenge in whichever way I can think of. LOL

Courtland Santos
Courtland Santos
8,547 Points

Use box-sizing to fix this problem. It will force the padding and margin into its total width.

box-sizing: border-box;

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,253 Points

I think it's looking for a border sizing property. I'm trying to rember the value you need.

try border-sizing: padding; border-sizing: content or ; border-sizing: border;

Its always good to review questions and confirm correct answers, it's others' effort... IMO

.wildlife { background-image: url(img/bear.jpg); background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: cover; box-sizing: border-box;

Phong Somlith
Phong Somlith
5,675 Points

Glad I found this thread.. I was stuck on this same code challenge for half an hour! Thanks everyone!

thanx too everyone for your answers i was really stuck