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Hello! I have a question. In this Guil suggested that we should use the following code to fix a float issue: .clearfix:after { content: ""; display: table; clear: both; }

Why can't we use

.main-footer { float: none; }

rule in this case?

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,253 Points

I couldn't tell you precisely why we need to use the clearfix, only that they're specific rules that push content into the element and clears the floats on both sides which means that following elements go back into normal flow.

Simply putting none on float won't solve the problem but the CSS clear property goes hand in hand with float.