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HTML How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Build Navigation with Unordered Lists

I am not able to make width of my page 100%.


/************************************.html file******************************* **/ <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>teamtreehouse</title> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="normalise.css"> <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans" rel="stylesheet"> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="teamtreehouse.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" class="selected">portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">about</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> <ul id="gallery"> <li> <a href="image.jpg"> <img src="image.jpg" alt="zdv"> <p>experiment</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="image1.jpg"> <img src="image1.jpg" alt="asc"> <p>experiment</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="image2.jpg"> <img src="image2.jpg" alt="vzd"> <p>experiment</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="image3.jpg"> <img src="image3.jpg" alt="svcdz"> <p>experiment</p> </a> </li> </ul> </section> </div> <footer> <a href="http://twitter.com/avinash"><img src="img/twitter.png" alt="logo" class="social-icon"></a> <a href="http://facebook.com/avinash"> <img src="img/facebook.png" alt="fb.logo" class="social-icon"></a> <p>Ā© avinash</p> </footer>

</body> </html>

/*****************************.css file******************************/

/*********************** general ************************/

body{ font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; }

wrapper {

max-width: 940px;
margin: 0 auto;
padding: 0 5px;
background-color: orange;

} a { text-decoration: none; } img { max-width: 100%;


/*********************** heading ************************/

header { float: left; margin: 0 0 30px 0; padding: 5px 0 0 0; width: 100%; }

logo {

text-align: center;
margin: 0;


h1 { font-family: 'Changa One', sans-serif; margin: 15px 0; font-size: 1.75em; font-weight: normal; line-height: .8em; }

h2 { font-size: 0.75em; margin: -5px 0 0; font-weight: normal; }

/*********************** navigation ************************/

nav { text-align: center; padding: 10px 0; margin: 20px 0 0; }

nav ul { list-style: none; margin: 0 10px; padding: 0; } nav li { display: inline-block; } nav a { font-weight: 800; padding: 15px 10px; }

/*********************** footer ************************/

footer { font-size: .75em; text-align: center; clear: both; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc; } .social-icon { width: 20px; height: 20px; margin: 0 5px; }

/*********************** page: portfolio ************************/

gallery {

margin: 0;
padding: 0;
list-style: none;


gallery li {

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


gallery li a p {

margin: 0;
padding: 5%;
font-size: 0.75em;
color: #bdc3c7;


/*********************** colors ************************/

body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }

header { background-color: #6ab47b; border-color: #599a68; } h1 , h2 { color: #fff; }

nav { background-color: #599a68; } nav a, nav a:visited { color: white; } nav a.selected , nav a:hover { color: #32673f; } body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }

/plz find my mistake and assist me/

5 Answers

Carl-Kaspar Puhm
Carl-Kaspar Puhm
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 8,692 Points

using the float property the classical html layout goes mad. so you need to use clearfix to fix it. i think this might be an issue.

add to your html:

<header class="clearfix">


<ul id="gallery" class="clearfix">

to the css add:

.clearfix {
  overflow: auto;


body {
  margin: 0;

read about clearfix on google search

Could you share your workspace? Right away I can see you have your wrapper max-width (maximum width) set to 940 pixels which means that your page with me at a maximum width of 940 pixels and no more but I am not sure if that is all that is affecting your page.

i want my header to be 100%, i have set the values but i can't make it. I am using sublime text how to share it.

plz help

Thank you dude it help me, i used the same code, but i removed the "/class="clearfix"**/" from <ul>,as when i used it, it was not showing any images. It is the best answer for my question. Thank you for the help. Hope we see more from you.