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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Floats

Zander Curtis
Zander Curtis
10,634 Points

Floats: At a loss :-(

I've done floats and cleared floats many times in the past but I can't seem to get past this code exercise. I've tried every kind of combination and watched the videos numerous times. Can anyone lend a hand?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.content-lodging row1 {
  width: 46%;
}

.content-lodging row1 {
  float: right;
}


/* Clearfix ---------------------------------- */

.group:after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="secondary-content t-border"> 
      <div class="content-lodging row1">
        <img src="resort.jpg" alt="Resort">
        <h3>From Tents to Resorts</h3>
        <p>
          Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay. You have the ability to sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax like a king at a five star resort. Here are our top three resorts:
        </p>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#hotels">Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel</a></li>
          <li><a href="#resorts">South Lake Tahoe Resorts</a></li>
          <li><a href="#lodging">Tahoe Ski Resort Lodging</a></li>
        </ul>       
      </div>

      <div class="content-traveling">
        <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="Mountain Landscape">
        <h3>Pack Accordingly</h3>
        <p>
          One of most important things when it comes to traveling through the great outdoors is packing accordingly. Here are a few tips:
        </p>
        <ol>
          <li>Bring layers of clothing</li>
          <li>Pack sunscreen</li>
          <li>Carry extra water just in case</li>
          <li>Pack light</li>
        </ol>
      </div>
        </div><!-- End .secondary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

3 Answers

Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

The challenge needs you to use floats to align elements inside of their parent div. For the first part of the challenge you need to target .content-lodging and float it correctly. If I may ask why are you adding the row1 class?

Zander Curtis
Zander Curtis
10,634 Points

That was the nudge I needed. I was overthinking it a bit by adding "row1", but you saved me Julian! :-)

Replace the div after the body tag with this:

add the ( secondary-content t-border group) in html

.secondary-content { clear: both; }