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HTML How to Make a Website CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Center the Wrapper

Jeffrey Cunningham
Jeffrey Cunningham
5,592 Points

Margin rule turns blue and doesn't work

My margin: 0 auto; rule was working but then I must have changed something that made it stop working. Now it is blue and will not work. This is my current code

a {
text-decoration: none;

#wrapper {
max-width: 940px
margin: 0 auto;
padding: 0 5%;
background: orange;

Workspaces does not even recognize margin as an option when I type ma...ect.

3 Answers

You are missing the semicolon after: max-width: 940px.

Basically the browser does not know that the command is done and tries to understand max-width: 940pxmargin: 0 auto;. Since that doesn't make any sense to the interpreter it ignores it. Placing the semicolon should get your code working again.

Jeffrey Cunningham
Jeffrey Cunningham
5,592 Points

OMG thank you. I don't know how I missed that.

Haha, it happens. Easy and often. Braces, commas and semicolons have a way of disappearing on you. :)

If the solution helped make sure to mark the question as answered. :)