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Molly Christison
Molly Christison
4,882 Points

Messed up header

I can't seem to get rid of the white bar at the very top of ONLY my "about" page. If someone could help me trouble shoot the problem I would be very grateful.

Marcus Quarles
Marcus Quarles
14,598 Points

Hi Molly,

It seems like you have some margin that the browser has set by default. Try adding a universal selector CSS reset rule in your stylesheet like this..

  • { margin: 0; padding: 0; }

The universal (asterisk) selector rule effects the entire styling of your page.

2 Answers

Greg Kaleka
Greg Kaleka
39,021 Points

Hi Molly,

This took a lot of digging, but it turns out the problem is with your h3 element on your About page - nothing at all to do with your Header. For some reason your h3 element is hugely tall... If anyone knows why this would be the case, please chime in!

I compared your code to mine (I went through the same course and my site is at www.gregkaleka.com), and noticed you don't have any css targeting h3.

I added this rule, which is in my main.css code but not yours:

h3 {
  margin: 0 0 1em 0;

Should fix you up :).

Mark Leonard
Mark Leonard
7,428 Points

I'm no expert at this kind of thing. But after toying around with it, I saw that this page was the only one with a section without an id. When I set it to the primary ID that worked. One of the comments is probably a better fix, and you should probably look into the "primary" id css in responsive.css to see why this is happening.

        <div id="wrapper">
            <section id="primary">