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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Building a Layout with Flexbox Flexbox Columns Challenge

Jonah Chason
Jonah Chason
5,935 Points

CSS Flexbox final Challenge- Can anybody tell me why this won't work?

I am stuck on the final flexbox challenge partially due to the 'Preview' for the challenge not working. In Codepen I am getting the correct results, but it still isn't passing the challenge. Any hints? Flex-grow? I've tried it all.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.row {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
  flex-basis: 300px;
@media (min-width: 300px) {
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Flexbox 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">
    <div class="row">   
      <div class="secondary column">
        <p>Everything in this city is worth waiting in line for. Cupcake ipsum dolor sit.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>

      <div class="primary column">
        <h2>How to get here</h2>
        <p><strong>Plane: </strong>Tiramisu caramels gummies chupa chups lollipop muffin. Jujubes chocolate caramels cheesecake brownie lollipop drag&#233;e cheesecake.</p>
        <p><strong>Train: </strong>Pie apple pie pudding I love wafer toffee liquorice sesame snaps lemon drops. Lollipop gummi bears dessert muffin.</p>
        <p><strong>Car: </strong>Jelly cotton candy bonbon jelly-o jelly-o I love. I love sugar plum chocolate cake pie I love pastry liquorice.</p>

      <div class="tertiary column">
        <h2>Great food</h2>
        <p>Croissant macaroon pie brownie. Cookie marshmallow liquorice gingerbread.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
Jesus Mendoza
Jesus Mendoza
23,289 Points

I think in this challenge you have to do it with the flex property, not media queries. Watch again the videos or take a look at https://css-tricks.com/snippets/css/a-guide-to-flexbox/.

1 Answer

Tim Knight
Tim Knight
28,888 Points


If you were going to do the shorthand for both flex-grow and flex-basis what might that look like?

Remember you want all columns to be equal and then have a basis of 300px.

For this exercise you won't need any of that material within the media query nor anything about flex direction. If you're also trying to solve the "multi-line" question of the challenge... think wrap.