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CSS CSS Layout Basics Getting Started with CSS Layout Creating a Layout Wrapper

Robert Homan
Robert Homan
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 9,437 Points

ID vs. Class for the wrapper?

Why was wrapper made into a class instead of a ID? Aren't ids more specific? Wouldn't you want to use an id to wrap the main elements instead as to have more control over your layout?

Chris Conwell
Chris Conwell
2,268 Points

IDs must be unique. You can't have more than one element with the same ID in an HTML document.

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Timo J.
Timo J.
Courses Plus Student 20,919 Points

It's only a matter of taste. You can do both on your personal projects. In a company and with a team you will need to follow a kind of chart to be understandable by your colleagues so my advice is to be confortable with both.