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I can't get the borders to show or the copyright to align on my basic website

The cpyright logo is off to the far right and I can't get the borders to show around the "new cupcakes"

Here is my html:

<!DOCKTYPE 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"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> </head> <body> <div class="container clearfix">

<div class="grid_4">
  <img src="img/logo.gif" alt="Smells Like Bakin">

<div class="grid_8 omega">
    <ul class="nav">
      <li><a href="#">About</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Cupcakes &amp; Prices</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Locations</a></li>
      <li class="last"><a href="#">Contact Us</a></li>

    <div id="intro" class="grid_9">
      <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 class="grid_3 omega">
    <img src="img/you-bake-me-blush.gif" alt="You Bake Me Blush">

    <div id="featured-cupcake" class="grid_7">
      <h2>Cupcake 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 id="new cupcakes" class="grid_5 omega">
      <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 class="grid_7">
      <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>

   <div class="grid_5 omega">
    <h2>Get Bakin with Us</h2>

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

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

     <div id="copyright" class="grid_12">
      <p>&copy; 2012 Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company. All Rights Reserved.</p>

</body> </html>

and here is my style.css:

body{ font-family:'Nunito',sans-serif; color:#FAF3BC; background: #420600 url('img/bg-texture.jpg') repeat; }

a { color: #4FB69F; text-decoration:none; }

h1{ font-size: 1.750em; letter-spacing: -1.5px; }

h2{ font-soze: 1.500em; color: #B4C34F; }

.btn{ color: #FAF3BC; background: #4FB69F url('img/texture.png') no-repeat right top; padding: 15px 30px; margin: 40px 0px; border-radius: 25px; text-transform: uppercase; }

.btn:hover{ background-color: #4CC4A7; }

ul.nav { margin: 120px 0 0 0; list-style: none; float: right; }

ul.nav li { float: left; margin-right: 40px; }

ul.nav li a { color: #FAF3BC; }

intro {

margin: 50px 0 75px 0;


new-cupcakes img {

border: 8px solid #FAF3BC;
margin:0 0 20px 0;


featured-cupcake img {

border: 8px solid #FAF3BC;


copyright {

border-top: 8px solid #2A0400;
padding: 10px 0px;
margin: 15px 0px;


I keep re-checking it and I can't find anything wrong

2 Answers

Alex Heil
Alex Heil
53,547 Points

hey Rachel Weaver , in your css you selected "new-cupcakes" but in your html it's "new cupcakes", without the "-", try adding it in and see if the styling applies then ;)

also, I'm not sure if that's your original syntax or if it's just stripped out here, make sure that you select the class and id's in the css correctly. for example your last div in the html has an id=copyright, if you want to select this in your css this needs to be selected as #copyright - when you use a class in html then use a "." instead of a "#" to select it - hope that helps ;)

Yep, you are using a regular selector but there are no elements with the name copyright. You have an id="copyright" which is #copyright. Also, you didn't use a hyphen on the new cupcakes id and remember that for that id you will also need to use "#" so it will be #new cupcakes. You use a "." to select a class and a "#" to select an id.

Thanks for the responses, I didn't catch all those mistakes!