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Erik Erb
Erik Erb
7,529 Points

Navbar spills out right side of Jumbotron. Why?

My nav-links are spilling outside the right side of my jumbotron on small devices. I have no idea how/why, as I thought responsiveness was innate to BS4.

This is my HTML:

<div class="jumbotron container-fluid"> <ul class="nav"> <li class="nav-item"> <a class="nav-link text-white">1-407-555-5555</a> </li> <li class="nav-item"> <a class="nav-link" href="#">For Sale</a> </li> <li class="nav-item"> <a class="nav-link" href="#">Rentals</a> </li> <li class="nav-item"> <a class="nav-link" href="#">Agents</a> </li> <li class="nav-item"> <a class="nav-link" href="#">Why Choose Us?</a> </li> </ul>

<h1 class="display-4 text-white">Haven Realty</h1> <br> <p class="text-white font-weight-bold">Helping you find your safe haven.</p> <p class="text-white font-italic">Don't wait - contact one of our expert agents today:</p> <a class="btn btn-primary btn-lg" href="#" role="button">Contact Us</a> </div>

This is my CSS:

/* Body */

body { font-family: "Raleway"; }

/* Header */

.jumbotron { padding-top: 50px; background: url("http://www.wallpaperscharlie.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Beach-House-HD-Wallpapers-3.jpg") no-repeat center; background-size: cover; }

/* Navigation */

.nav-link { color: white; }

.nav-link:hover { color: black; }

/* Main Page */

.search-form { max-width: 50%; }

/* Footer */

.footer h3, ul { list-style: none; padding-left: 0; }

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

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1 Answer

Rebecca Riley
Rebecca Riley
Courses Plus Student 2,265 Points

You have 2 options. Option 1 - add the property "flex-wrap" to your .nav class and it will wrap and prevent overflow.

.nav { flex-wrap: wrap; }

Option 2 - use the BS4 class .navbar instead of .nav like you have. Documentation here: https://v4-alpha.getbootstrap.com/components/navbar/.