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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Floats

My code...

a little assistance

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



/* Clearfix ---------------------------------- */

.group:after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}

.content-lodging {
  float: right;
}  

.content-traveling {
  float: left; 
}

.secondary-content {
  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"> 
      <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>

2 Answers

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points
.secondary-content {
  clear: both; 
}

Hi, Tim, this part of challenge isn't asking you to add more codes to the CSS file, you can go ahead and delete the above code from your CSS.

give the .secondary-content div the specified class for clearing floats.

What you should do is make change to the HTML file. Add the group class to

<div class="secondary-content t-border">

because the group class has clear: both; property in the CSS.

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points
<div class="secondary-content t-border group">

Sorry William,

Didn't see your comment until I posted.

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points

jacob, no problem :) seems like the forum just had a little glitch on my end too.

Hey Tim,

Could you explain your problem or provide the error you're receiving, please?

Best,

Jacob

In the preview notice how the floats made the parent containers height collapse In the HTML file give the .secondary-content div specified class for clearing floats.

Thanks for the assist guys !