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CSS One Solution

Cody Santek
Cody Santek
4,625 Points

Is it still recommended to not repeat youself (DRY) with media queries?

I've noticed I went further than Anwar did in this lesson, trying my best to not repeat myself but in his solution he did not. Instead of writing float: left; twice in both media queries I combined them into a 3rd media query. Is it recommended to do this?

@media print {
  nav li {
    display: none;
  }
  figure {
    width: 50%;
    margin-right: 1rem;
  }
}

@media screen and (min-width: 768px) {
  figure {
    width: 360px;
    margin: 0 1rem 2rem 0;
  }
  nav li {
    display: inline-block;
    margin-left: 1.5rem;
  }
  nav li:first-child {
    margin-left: 0;
  }
  .no-wrap {
    clear: both;

  }
}

@media print, screen and (min-width: 768px) {
  figure {
    float: left;
  }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

The general recommendation for "DRY" code is partly about keeping the code compact. Where it takes more code to avoid repeating something, it's probably a good place to allow an exception.

Cody Santek
Cody Santek
4,625 Points

Okay thank you, ill keep that in mind.