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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Media Query Basics

Dark red doesnt work (same as other here) simply doesnt work


Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,573 Points

Please show your code (be sure to format it properly).
Even better, make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it here.

try changing your max-width to 580px instead

3 Answers

I'm not sure how to snapshot? I found out that my browser wouldnt shrink beyond a certain point and this caused @media unable to apply its styles, i think it was to do with the amount of pages open (they are not open as new pages but together as tabs) if that makes sense.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,573 Points

The colored word in my original comment is a link that will take you to a video explaining how to make and share shapshots.

What helped me is opening the devtools. I did it by change but it showed me the right color(darkred).

if using a chrome browser please right click > select inspect element > then click the 3 vertical dots > after which will show you options for dock settings to the left, right or bottom of webpage.

Select either one and your will be able to automatically see the screen size change as you expand or contract the webpage.

This will allow for you to establish that the media query for 480px max width actually works within the chrome browser

@media (max-width: 480px){ body{background:darkred;} }