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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Make an About Page

Yago Barreiro
Yago Barreiro
1,787 Points

Hello! there is a problem in the exercise "give the image a max-with .. " please help

I set img max-width at 150px but I can't pass the exercise, as it does not recognize what I wrote. I checked the commands with the video ant it is written excl. the same.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit | 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">
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
          <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="about.html" class="selected">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
    <div id="wrapper">
        <img src="img/gratt.png" alt="image" class="profile-photo">
        <p>Hello! My name is Yago and I am learning front end development</p>
        <a href="http://twitter.com/nickrp"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <a href="http://facebook.com/nickpettit"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <p>&copy; 2014 Nick Pettit.</p>
  max-width: 150px ;
  margin: 0 auto 30px;
  border-radius: 100%;


a {
  text-decoration: none;

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;

#logo {
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;

h1, h2 {
  color: #fff;

nav a {
  color: #fff;

nav a:hover {
  color: #32673f;

h1 {
  font-family: Changa One, sans-serif;
  font-size: 1.75em;
  font-weight: normal;

img {
  max-width: 100%;

#gallery {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  list-style: none;

#gallery li {
  float: left;
  width: 45%;
  margin: 2.5%;
  background-color: #f5f5f5;
  color: #bdc3c7;

nav ul {
  list-style: none;
  margin: 0 10px;
  padding: 0;

nav li {
  display: inline-block;

nav a {
  font-weight: 800;
  padding: 15px 10px;

1 Answer

There's no problem with the exercise. Just think a little bit about how the CSS works. You're selecting the image by using the img { } selector but that's also being used further down the page, so some styles could be overridden by it, in this case the max-width property.

You're setting it to 150px but then it's being set to 100% further down the page.

A better approach would be to select the image with it's class that you assigned to differentiate it from the other img tags on the page.

.profile-photo {
  display: block;
  margin: 0 auto;
  margin-bottom: 30px;
  max-width: 150px;
  border-radius: 100%;

When I did the exercise I also put these styles at the bottom of the stylesheet to avoid the cascading effect to override what you wrote.