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Ashley Keeling
Ashley Keeling
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margin and padding

i have been learning html and css for a few weeks and i still dont quite get the difference, can someone explain to me what they are and how there different. thanks.

1 Answer

Oszkár Fehér
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Oszkár Fehér
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Hi Ashley. Padding is inside the element, the space between the element and the content. Margin is outside the element, the space around the element. For better understanding, if you use google chrome (Windows), hit F12 and it will bring you to the develoment tools, there if you scroll down you will see a box, under the style section. I hope this will help you out. Happy coding