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HTML Build a Simple Website Creating a Website Structure Working with Grids

I am stuck, I am watching video working on grids, my page is not centering in the midddle like the video shows, I have open index.html, grid.css & normalize.css but its not working, all text & pictures are on the left but its suppose to be centered as the

<!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/> <title>Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/grid.css" type="text/css" media="screen"/> </head>

<body> <div class="container"> <img src="img/logo.gif" alt="Smells Like Bakin"/> <ul class="nav"> <li><a href="#">About</a></li> <li><a href="#">Cupcakes & Prices</a></li> <li><a href="#">Locations</a></li> <li class="last"><a href="#">Contact Us</a></li> </ul> <div id="intro"> <h1>Opposites really do attract, especially in our kitchen! We combine unexpected flavors that melt together to create ironically delicious desserts.</h1> <p><a href="#" class="btn">Browse Our Cupcakes</a></p>
</div>

<img src="img/you-bake-me-blush.gif" alt="You Bake Me Blush"/>

<div id="featured-cupcake">
    <h2>Cup of the Week</h2>
    <p>This week's featured cupcake is the <a href="#">Avocado Chocolate cupcake</a>. Its strange combo of flavors will kick your taste buds into fiesta mode!</p>
    <img src="img/featured-cupcake.jpg" alt="Avocado Chocolate Cupcake"/>
    </div>

    <div id="new-cupcakes">
    <h2>Fresh out the Oven</h2>
    <p>Our newest cupcakes are <a href="#">Bacon Me Crazy</a> and <a href="#">Jalapeno So Spicy</a>. </p>
    <img src="img/new-cupcake-bacon.jpg" alt="Bacon Me Crazy" />
     <img src="img/new-cupcake-jalapeno.jpg" alt="Jalapeno So Spicy" />
    </div>

    <h2>Inside the Kitchen</h2>
    <p>Smells Like Bakin’ started out in the garage of the husband wife duo Allison &amp; Joseph. Allison is the baker, and Joseph found a way for them to make a business out of her tasty treats. Flash forward to today and they have a successful store front, catering business and cupcake truck.</p>
    <p><a href="#" class="btn-small">Read More</a></p>

    <h2>Get Bakin' with Us</h2>

    <div id="contact">
    <p>Call Us: <span>1-555-CUP-CAKE</span><br />
        Email us: <a href="#">bakeaon@smellslikebakin.com</a>
    </p>
    </div>

    <p>We announce all of our new flavors first through Facebook &amp;Twitter, and even take requests!</p>
    <a href="http://www.facebook.com/smellslikebakin"><img src="img/facebook.gif" alt="Facebook"/></a>
    <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/smellslikebakin"><img src="img/twitter.gif" alt="Twitter"/></a>

    <div id="copyright">
    <p>&copy; 2012 Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company. All Rights Reserved</p>
    </div>
</div>

</body> </html>

1 Answer

Hi, I posted a reply in this thread looks like its the same problem.

Some of your code isn't showing but you need to load in normalize.css and grid.css by adding links to them in the head of your index.html file. Like this:

<head>
...
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen">
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/grid.css" type="text/css" media="screen">
</head>

Then you need to add a container div and add grid_ classes to the div's within this container. You can find the grid classes in your grid.css file, they are used to control the width of elements. For example:

<div class="container clearfix">

  <div id="intro" class="grid_9">
     ...
  </div>

  <div class="featured-cupcake" class="grid_8">
    ...
  </div>

</div>

Hope this helps!