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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Floats

Major issue with the third objective of the Floats quiz

I am working on the CSS Basics class currently & am having an issue with the third question in the Floats quiz:

"In the preview, notice how the floats made the parent container's height collapse. In the HTML file, give the .secondary-content div the specified class for clearing floats."

When I put : <div class="secondary-content t-border group"> in the html file, I get "task two is no longer passing." So I go back to task two & click "recheck work" and I pass for task two. Then I put <div class="secondary-content t-border group"> again and I am redirected to task two again. I have absolutely no idea what's wrong, as I've checked here in the help forum and this is the correct answer moderators have given. Please help me pass this. It is due tomorrow night. Thank you so much in advance.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.content-lodging {
  float: right

}

.content-traveling {
  float: left
  clear: both
}
/* Clearfix ---------------------------------- */

.group:after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="secondary-content t-border group"> 
      <div class="content-lodging">
        <img src="resort.jpg" alt="Resort">
        <h3>From Tents to Resorts</h3>
        <p>
          Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay. You have the ability to sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax like a king at a five star resort. Here are our top three resorts:
        </p>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#hotels">Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel</a></li>
          <li><a href="#resorts">South Lake Tahoe Resorts</a></li>
          <li><a href="#lodging">Tahoe Ski Resort Lodging</a></li>
        </ul>       
      </div>

      <div class="content-traveling">
        <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="Mountain Landscape">
        <h3>Pack Accordingly</h3>
        <p>
          One of most important things when it comes to traveling through the great outdoors is packing accordingly. Here are a few tips:
        </p>
        <ol>
          <li>Bring layers of clothing</li>
          <li>Pack sunscreen</li>
          <li>Carry extra water just in case</li>
          <li>Pack light</li>
        </ol>
      </div>
        </div><!-- End .secondary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing terrific, but you have an error in your CSS in the content-traveling rule. You're simply missing a semicolon after the first rule. When you have more than one rule in a selector, you must end all rules except the last one with a semicolon. That being said, it's a great idea to end every rule with a semicolon out of habit just so you don't fall into this sort of scenario.

You wrote:

.content-traveling {
  float: left
  clear: both
}

That should be:

.content-traveling {
  float: left;  /* note the ending semicolon here */
  clear: both
}

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Easy fix, thank you so much! It was driving me bonkers!