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CSS How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Style the Portfolio

Greg Bozek
Greg Bozek
1,664 Points

Float issue, images are in two columns but overlapping

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Greg Bozek | Designer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Greg Bozek</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul id="choices"> <li><a href="index.html" class="selected">Portfolio</a></li>
<li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> <ul id="gallery"> <li> <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" atl=""> <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" atl=""> <p>Playing with blending modes is Photoshop.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" atl=""> <p>Trying to create an 80's style of glows.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" atl=""> <p>Drips created using Photoshop brushes.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" atl=""> <p>Create shapes using repetition.</p> </a> </li> </ul> </section> <footer> <a href="http://twitter.com"><img src="img/twitter.png" alt="Twitter logo"></a> <a href="http://facebook.com"><img src="img/facebook.png" alt="Facebook logo"></a> <p>© 2015 Greg Bozek.</p> </footer> </div> </body> </html>

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

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

wrapper {

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

a { text-decoration: none; }

imag { max-width: 100%; }

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

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; }

choices {

list-style: none; }

/************************************* NAVIGATION *************************************/

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

/************************************* FOOTER *************************************/

footer { font-size: 0.75em; text-align: center; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc; } /************************************* PAGE: PORTFOLIO *************************************/

gallery {

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

gallery li {

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

/************************************* 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; }

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

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

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

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

4 Answers

Ryan Field
PLUS
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,240 Points

You're missing the # selector in front of some of your CSS declarations. In particular, you have gallery li instead of #gallery li which means your CSS is looking for this:

<gallery>
  <ul>
    <li> ... </li>
  </ul>
</gallery>

instead of this:

<ul id="gallery">
  <li> ... </li>
</ul>

and thus will not apply the styles to your HTML. You're also missing # selectors in front of wrapper, logo, and choices.

Greg Bozek
Greg Bozek
1,664 Points

Hi Ryan, thanks for responding, those are good points. For some reason in my post only my HTML posted correctly and I did have the # in front of the declarations. Below is how I have my CSS and can't figure out why the img are still overlapping. /************************************* GENERAL *************************************/

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

wrapper {

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

a { text-decoration: none; }

imag { max-width: 100%; }

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

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; }

choices {

list-style: none; }

/************************************* NAVIGATION *************************************/

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

/************************************* FOOTER *************************************/

footer { font-size: 0.75em; text-align: center; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc; } /************************************* PAGE: PORTFOLIO *************************************/

gallery {

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

gallery li {

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

/************************************* 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; }

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

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

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

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

Greg Bozek
Greg Bozek
1,664 Points

May be I'm doing something wrong when I'm posting because I just noticed that when I copy my CSS it comes out different than when I post my HTML and all the # are missing.

Greg Bozek
Greg Bozek
1,664 Points

I found the problem! Under the General section in CSS I misspelled 'img' I had 'imag'