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Form layout

Hi Guys! I have finished Nick Petitt's Form course and would like to put the text/labels on the left of the input fields. The course had the form set up as a single column, or stacked on top of each other.

How would I go about this...or where to start. Thanks!

4 Answers

Adama Sy
Adama Sy
7,076 Points

Code please

Should I copy and paste css or html?

idan ben yair
idan ben yair
10,288 Points

Copy and paste both use the correct markdown, check the "Markdown Cheatsheet" right bellow the textarea.

Here is a section of the form: HTML -

                            <legend>Basic Information</legend>

            <label for="name">Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="name" name="user_name" placeholder="Your Name">

            <label for="email">Your Email:</label>
            <input type="email" id="email" name="user_email" placeholder="name@email.com">

            <label for="twitter">Twitter:</label>
            <input type="text" id="twitter" name="user_twitter" placeholder="@name">

            <label for="facebook">Facebook:</label>
            <input type="text" id="facebook" name="user_facebook" placeholder="@name">

            <label for="myspace">MySpace:</label>
            <input type="text" id="myspace" name="user_myspace" placeholder="myspace name">

            <label for="skype">Skype (if applicable):</label>
            <input type="text" id="skype" name="user_skype" placeholder="skype name">

            <label for="website">Website URL:</label>
            <input type="text" id="website" name="user_website" placeholder="http://name.com">

            <label for="mission_field">Mission Field:</label>
            <input type="text" id="mission_field" name="user_mission" placeholder="country/city">


*, *:before, *:after { -moz-box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; }

body { font-family: 'Nunito', sans-serif; color: #384047; }

form { max-width: 800px; margin: 10px auto; padding: 10px 20px; background: #f4f7f8; border-radius: 8px; }

h1 { margin: 0 0 30px 0; text-align: center; }

input[type="text"], input[type="password"], input[type="date"], input[type="datetime"], input[type="email"], input[type="number"], input[type="search"], input[type="tel"], input[type="time"], input[type="url"], textarea, select { background: rgba(255,255,255,0.1); border: none; font-size: 16px; height: auto; margin: 0; outline: 0; padding: 15px; width: 100%; background-color: #e8eeef; color: #8a97a0; box-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.03) inset; margin-bottom: 30px; }

textarea { max-width: 400px; }

input[type="radio"], input[type="checkbox"] { margin: 0 4px 8px 0; }

select { padding: 6px; height: 32px; border-radius: 2px; }

button { padding: 19px 39px 18px 39px; color: #FFF; background-color: #4bc970; font-size: 18px; text-align: center; font-style: normal; border-radius: 5px; width: 100%; border: 1px solid #3ac162; border-width: 1px 1px 3px; box-shadow: 0 -1px 0 rgba(255,255,255,0.1) inset; margin-bottom: 10px; }

fieldset { margin-bottom: 30px; border: none; }

legend { font-size: 1.4em; margin-bottom: 10px; }

label { display: block; margin-bottom: 8px; }

label.light { font-weight: 300; display: inline; }

.number { background-color: #5fcf80; color: #fff; height: 30px; width: 30px; display: inline-block; font-size: 0.8em; margin-right: 4px; line-height: 30px; text-align: center; text-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(255,255,255,0.2); border-radius: 100%; }

.intro { max-width: 900px; margin: 10px auto; padding: 10px 20px; background: #f4f7f8; border-radius: 8px; }

@media screen and (min-width: 480px) {

form { max-width: 480px; }


----I've tried playing with the "display" on the label.
I'm sure it's an easy fix, but I'm learning