Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community!

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

CSS

Mark Cabangon
Mark Cabangon
3,301 Points

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

Mark Cabangon
Mark Cabangon
3,301 Points

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.

Mark Cabangon
Mark Cabangon
3,301 Points

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">

CSS

*, *: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