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CSS CSS Layout CSS Layout Techniques Display

Code Not Working

I thought I understood the question but it keeps telling me I'm doing it wrong. All help is welcome, thank you!

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header {
  text-align: center;
}
.logo {
  width: 60px;
  margin: auto;
}

.main-list li {
  display: inline-block;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>CSS Layout</title>
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
    <body>
    <div class="container">
        <header>
            <img class="logo" src="city-logo.svg" alt="An illustration of a building">
            <ul class="main-list">
                <li><a href="#">Donuts</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Tea</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coffee</a></li>
            </ul>
        </header>
    </div>
    </body>
</html>
Nicholas Goff
Nicholas Goff
4,498 Points

I'm having the same problem. I structured my CSS the same as you, although I think there is supposed to be a comma separating ".main-list" and "li". The preview seems to only take on our changes if that comma is there. I also tried a half dozen different combinations and can't get it to accept any of them. The "hints" are even giving conflicting info to the directions.

here is what I wrote: .main-list, li { display: inline-block; }

Here's to hoping we get an answer!

1 Answer

Nicholas- thank you so much for responding! I was able to get through once I did the following code:

.mainlist li { display: inline-block; } .mainlist { display: inline-block; }

Which I’m pretty sure is exactly what you did technically- I could’ve simplified with the comma- but the directions were still so confusing.

Thanks again for your help!!

Nicholas Goff
Nicholas Goff
4,498 Points

Thank you! I was able to get through it! Good luck with the rest of the course! :D