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Ephraim Smith
Ephraim Smith
11,930 Points

"Contact Details" icons locked on left side of screen at >480px wide.

After reviewing final appearance of 1st project, I noticed the phone, e-mail, and twitter icons on the contact page jump to the left side of the screen (behind the "General Information" paragraph) when width is >480px. Not sure if this is a main.css or responsive.css issue. Thanks in advance guys.

Hello Ephraimsmith,

Please provide a URL of the project that you are working on. I may be able to help.

Thank You,

Fred Reiss

2 Answers

I need one more piece of information, send me the URL of what the instructor was teaching, I am trying to recreate what led you to this... I need to set up a workspace to work through it. Thanks again -fred reiss

  1. It may be helpful to download an app called notepad++... and compare what you typed into your Workspace, with my version of about.html; main.css; responsive.css .

  2. I know that sometime I have to repeat a whole section because it is easy to miss little details.

  3. First compare my about.html with yours, remember that order is very important here.


<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Fred Reiss | Designer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans+Condensed:300|Open+Sans:400,600" rel="stylesheet"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/responsive.css"> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Frederick Reiss</h1> <h2>Designer</h2>
</a> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html" >About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html" class"selected">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section id="primary"> <h3>General Information</h3> <p>I am not currently looking for new design work, but I am available for speaking gigs and similar engagements. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!</p> <p>Please only use phone contact for urgent inquiries. Otherwise, Twitter and email are the best way to reach me.</p> </section> <section id="secondary"> <h3>Contact Details</h3> <ul class="contact-info"></ul> <li class"phone"><a href="tel:555-6425">555-6425</a></li> <li class"mail"><a href="mailto:nick@example.com">nick@example.com</a></li> <li class"twitter"><a href="http://twitter.com/intent/tweet? screen_name_rp">@nickrp</a></li> </section> <footer> <a href="http://twitter.com/reissfc"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <a href="http://facebook.com/reissfc"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <p>Ā© 2017 Fred Reiss</p> </footer> </div> </body> </html>

  1. Here is what my main.css looks like:

/****************** GENERAL * ********************/

body { font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; }

wrapper {

max-width: 940px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 0 5%; }

a { text-decoration: none; }

img { max-width: 100%; }

h3 { margin: 0 0 1em 0; }

/****************** HEADING ********************/

header { float: left; margin; 0 0 30px 0; padding: 5px 0 0 0; width: 100%; }

logo {

text-align: center; margin: 0; }

h1 { font-family: 'Changa One', sans-serif; margin: 15px 0; font-size: 1.75em; font-weight: normal; line-height: 0.8em; }

h2 { font-size: 0.75em; margin: -5px 0 0; font-weight: normal; }

/* logo text */ h1, h2 { color: #fff; }

/****************** Navigation ********************/

nav { text-align: center; padding: 10px 0; margin: 20px 0 0; }

nav ul { list-stle: none; margin: 0 10px; padding: 0; }

nav li { display: inline-block; }

nav a { font-weight: 800; padding: 15px 10px; }

/****************** Footer ********************/

footer { font-size: 0.75em; text-align: center; clear: both; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc; }

.social-icon { width: 20px; height: 20px; margin: 0 5px; }

/****************** PAGE: PORTFOLIO ********************/

gallery {

margin: 0; padding: 0; list-style: none; }

gallery li {

float: left; width: 45%; margin: 2.5%; background-color: #f5f5f5; color: #bdc3c7; }

gallery li a p {

margin: 0; padding: 5%; font-size: 0.75em; color: #bdc3c7; }

/****************** PAGE: About ********************/

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

/****************** PAGE: CONTACT ********************/

.contact-info { list-style: none; padding: 0; margin: 0; font-size: 0.9em; }

.contact-info a { display: block; min-height: 20px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-size: 20px 20px; padding: 0 0 0 30px; margin: 0 0 10px; }

.contact-info li.phone a { background-image: url('../img/phone.png'); }

.contact-info li.mail a { background-image: url('../img/mail.png'); }

.contact-info li.twitter a { background-image: url('../img/twitter.png'); }

/****************** COLORS ********************/

/* site body */ body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }

/* green header */ header { background: #6ab47b; border-color: #599a68; }

/* nav background on mobile devices */ nav { background: #599a68; }

/* links */ a { color: #6ab47b; }

/* nav links */ nav a, nav a:visited { color: #fff; }

/* selected nav link */ nav a.selected, nav a:hover { color: #32673f; }

  1. Here is what my responsive.css looks like:

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

/****************** TWO COLUMN LAYOUT ********************/ #primary { width: 50%; float: left; } #secondary { width: 40%; float: right; }

/****************** PAGE: PORTFOLIO ********************/

#gallery li { width: 28.3333%; }

#gallery li:nth-child(4n) { clear: left; }


@media screen and (min-width: 660px) {


I hope this helps. -fred

Ephraim Smith
Ephraim Smith
11,930 Points

Thanks a lot for the efforts Fred. I will compare against mine and hopefully find what I messed up. Much appreciated. -E