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CSS How to Make a Website Responsive Web Design and Testing Refactor the Layout

Pascal Houben
Pascal Houben
7,566 Points

Correct Answer being ignored by Code Challenge

Hey people,

although I provided the below correct answer, the code challenge keeps on asking me if I set "clear: left" for every 4th gallery item. Why is this?

gallery li:nth-child(4) {

clear: left;

}

css/main.css
a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
}

#logo {
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;
}

h1, h2 {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a:hover {
  color: #32673f;
}

h1 {
  font-family: β€˜Changa One’, sans-serif;
  font-size: 1.75em;
  font-weight: normal;
}

img {
  max-width: 100%;
}

#gallery {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  list-style: none;
}

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

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

nav li {
  display: inline-block;
}

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

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

.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;
}

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

  #gallery li {
    width: 28.3333%;
  }

  #gallery li:nth-child(3+1) {
    clear: left;
  }

}

2 Answers

Gaby Khoe
Gaby Khoe
23,195 Points

Hi pascal, try to use 4n in stead of 4. With 4n you saying every 4th child. With 4 you saying, only the 4th child.

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

Your answer is actually wrong.

#gallery li:nth-child(3+1) {
    clear: left;

This selects every 3 list item starting at the first list item +1. Also you are missing the n after your 3.

#gallery li:nth-child(4n+0) {
    clear: left;

This is the correct code selects every 4th list item.

3+1 will not work at all for selecting anything because of the missing "n" beside 3. It will not do anything when ran. Proof: http://codepen.io/anon/pen/eNvvyQ

Also, the "+0" is not necessary within the nth-child pseudo element.