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CSS CSS Layout Basics Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes CSS Display Modes Challenge

Nicholas Chetto
Nicholas Chetto
4,221 Points

confusing

change the display of .main-nav to display value that generates a block element that doesn't take up the full line.

The extra words in this challenge are confusing me and so I can seem to find what it is I need to do with this code any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.

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

header {
  text-align: center;
}
.logo {
  width: 110px;
  margin: auto;
}
.main-nav li{
 display: inline-block;
}
.main-nav {
 text-align: center;
background: #fff;
margin-top: 6px;
margin-bottom: 6px; 
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Getting Started with 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="logo">
            <ul class="main-nav">
                <li><a href="#">Ice cream</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Donuts</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Tea</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coffee</a></li>
            </ul>
        </header>
    </div>
    </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Kevin Beall
Kevin Beall
13,828 Points

The question is asking you to change the display value of the .main-nav. The display value you have changed is effecting the li's in the .main-nav.

Hope this helps :)

Hi there,

It's a little tricky since they use different wording, but what they're asking for is inline-block again, since that would generate a block element that doesn't take up the full line. At this point, the code should look like this to clear Task 2:

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header {
  text-align: center;
}
.logo {
  width: 110px;
  margin: auto;
}

.main-nav li{
  display: inline-block;
}

.main-nav {
  display: inline-block;
}

For the remainder of the challenge, it will be important to remember that "display: block;" will generate something that takes up a whole line, meaning the element will be on its own line. :)