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CSS CSS Layout Techniques Flexbox Layout Flexbox Layout Challenge

Flexbox order property

Hi, I'm trying to get my .secondary class to change order so that it's the first. As a flexbox...

Please can somebody point out where I'm going wrong? Thanks!

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Flexbox</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
    <div class="main-wrapper">
        <header class="main-header">
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            </ul>
        </header>
        <div class="content-row">
            <div class="primary col">
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            </div>
            <div class="secondary col">
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            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html> 
style.css
@media (min-width: 611px) {

    /* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
  .main-nav {
    display: flex;
  }

  .main-nav li {
    flex-grow: 1; 
  }

  .content-row {
    display: flex;
  }

  .secondary {
    display: flex;
    order: -1;
  }

}

4 Answers

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,252 Points

Hi Elliot,

order: -1 is the right flexbox property to use but you don't need to specify display: flex; in the .secondary element.

Remove that property from your code and you should be good to go. :-)

That worked! Thanks!

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,252 Points

No problem. Just remember as you get used to flexbox more you'll come to learn what is a Flex container and what is a flex item. :-)

Hi Jonathan, thanks for the reply - however this didn't quite work either.

Can anybody help so I can finish this?