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

Chee Mervin
PLUS
Chee Mervin
Courses Plus Student 4,195 Points

How to select an image and set it to be a block element?

<img src="img/nick.jpg" alt="Photograph of Nick Pettit" class="profile-photo">

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 src="img/gratt.png" alt="Photograph of Gratt" class="profile-photo" display="block">
         <p>Hi there, I'm Gratt. Welcome to my website! Have fun browsing around!</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;
}
Brenna Leker
Brenna Leker
7,596 Points

Hi Chee, You need to set the image display to block.

In your CSS

max-width: 100%;
display: block;}

I hope this solves your problem, if not let me know.

Happy coding!

1 Answer

Chee,

Try adding in your css

img { display: block; max-width: 100%; }

I see that you have a class of "profile-photo". Alternatively you could select the photo using that class name

.profile-photo { display: block; max-width: 100%; }

For what it's worth, I like to create a "responsive-img" class (for responsive layouts, as the name suggests) with the following declarations

.responsive-img { display: block; max-width: 100%; height: auto; }

Hope this helps!

-Stu