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

Laith Wallace
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Laith Wallace
Courses Plus Student 858 Points

How do you center an image using margin and add 30px margin to the bottom in HTML?

Working on the tasks and came to this problem. THanks

about.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <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">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
      <nav>
        <ul>
          <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>
        </ul>
      </nav>
    </header>
    <div id="wrapper">
      <section>
        <img style="display:block;" src="img/gratt.png" alt="Photograph of gratt" class="profile-photo">
        <p>Hi, I'm Nick Petit! This is my design portfolio I love my God and family members.</p>
      </section>
      <footer>
        <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>
      </footer>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
css/main.css
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;
}

6 Answers

Ricardo Pareja
Ricardo Pareja
2,027 Points

maybe this:

.profile-photo {
    margin: 0 auto 30px;
}
Laith Wallace
PLUS
Laith Wallace
Courses Plus Student 858 Points

can you type that into the HTML file or is it the CSS?

Put that in the css file

//erdrag

Hi there

can you please explain why this is correct?

.profile-photo { margin: 0 auto 30px; }

Sure

You are giving the image 0 margin on the top, and then letting the browser put an automatic amount on the left and right, which will center it and then you are putting 30pixels on the bottom

margin: 0(top) auto (left + right) 30px (bottom);

I know this is a very late answer, but hope it helps

Kang

Irfan Setiadi
PLUS
Irfan Setiadi
Courses Plus Student 2,638 Points
.profile-photo {
  display: block;
  max-width: 30px;
  margin: 0 auto 30px;
}

try this: margin: 0 auto; or margin: 30px auto;

i hope this helps!

kind regards // Erdrag.