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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add and Style Icons

Here is coding for a challenge. My question is why margins are necessary in the first and second set of coding?

/* ul.contact-info { font-size: 0.9em; margin: 0; padding: 0; list-style: none; }

ul.contact-info a { min-height: 20px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-size: 20px 20px; padding: 0 0 0 30px; margin: 0 0 10px 0; display: block;

} */

2 Answers

Markus Ylisiurunen
Markus Ylisiurunen
15,034 Points

The first set (ul.contact-info) clears the browser default styling to that <ul> element - as Dai said. The second set (ul.contact.info a) sets a padding for the left side and a margin to the bottom of the <a> element.

So the first set is just to clear the browser default settings and improve cross browser compatibility. The second set is to give a <a> elements a little room to click and space them properly.

Hopefully this helped you to understand it better.

Dai Phong
Dai Phong
20,395 Points

to clear the browser default margin style