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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Building a Layout with Flexbox Flexbox Columns Challenge

Dan Witts
Dan Witts
3,720 Points

How do I create a multiple line layout using flexbox?

For the columns to break to multiple lines, you'll need to give .row the flexbox property and value that will make it a multi-line flex container.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.row {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: row;
}

.column {
  flex: 1 300px;

}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Flexbox Layout</title>
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="row">   
      <div class="secondary column">
        <h2>Welcome!</h2>
        <p>Everything in this city is worth waiting in line for. Cupcake ipsum dolor sit.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="primary column">
        <h2>How to get here</h2>
        <p><strong>Plane: </strong>Tiramisu caramels gummies chupa chups lollipop muffin. Jujubes chocolate caramels cheesecake brownie lollipop drag&#233;e cheesecake.</p>
        <p><strong>Train: </strong>Pie apple pie pudding I love wafer toffee liquorice sesame snaps lemon drops. Lollipop gummi bears dessert muffin.</p>
        <p><strong>Car: </strong>Jelly cotton candy bonbon jelly-o jelly-o I love. I love sugar plum chocolate cake pie I love pastry liquorice.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="tertiary column">
        <h2>Great food</h2>
        <p>Croissant macaroon pie brownie. Cookie marshmallow liquorice gingerbread.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

4 Answers

Terrance Corley
Terrance Corley
11,990 Points

Hi Dan!

I believe all you need to do is give your "row" class a property of "flex-wrap:" with a value of "wrap". This is telling the container ".row" to be a multi-line container. Hope this helps.

.flex-container { flex-wrap: wrap; }

.row { display: flex; flex-wrap: wrap;

}

Mark Nemeth
Mark Nemeth
9,322 Points

.row { display: flex; }