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CSS CSS Layout Techniques Flexbox Layout Flexbox Layout Challenge

Ben Berning
Ben Berning
31,784 Points

Next, use the flexbox property and value that gives every list item inside main-nav evenly distributed widths.

The error message reads "Make sure you're using the correct flex-grow property and value.".

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Flexbox</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
    <div class="main-wrapper">
        <header class="main-header">
            <ul class="main-nav">
                <li class="main-logo"><h1><a href="#">My Work</a></h1></li>
                <li><a href="#">Design</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coding</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Writing</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Hire Me!</a></li>
            </ul>
        </header>
        <div class="content-row">
            <div class="primary col">
                <h1>I'm a Designer</h1>
                <p>I design beautiful user interfaces, then bring them to life with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. I love including personal photographs of nature, people and everyday things in my designs.</p>
                <p>If you need a front-end designer for your next project, <a href="#">take a look at my work</a>, then <a href="#">get in touch</a>!</p>
            </div>
            <div class="secondary col">
                <h2>I Also Write</h2>
                <p>I like teaching others about the latest web in technology. So when I'm not designing or coding websites &amp; apps, you'll find me writing <a href="#">articles for my blog</a>.</p>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html> 
style.css
@media (min-width: 611px) {

    /* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

  .main-nav {
    display: flex;
    flex-grow: 1;
   }

}

4 Answers

Mikkel Rasmussen
Mikkel Rasmussen
31,769 Points

Try

   .main-nav {
  display: flex;
  }
  .main-nav li {
    flex-grow: 1;
  }

Full:

  .main-nav {
  display: flex;
  }
  .main-nav li {
    flex-grow: 1;
  }

  .content-row {
  display: flex;
  }
  .secondary  {
  order: -1;
  }
Himanshu Chopra
Himanshu Chopra
3,055 Points

Try this

 .main-nav{
    display:flex ;
  }
  .main-nav li{
    flex-grow: 1;
    flex-basis: 0;
  }
Ben Berning
Ben Berning
31,784 Points

Yeah, it's strange, but calling out the ".main-nav li" separately worked. The error messages are misleading sometimes. Thanks.

Mikkel Rasmussen
Mikkel Rasmussen
31,769 Points

It would be nice if you selected my answer as solved :)

Ben Berning
Ben Berning
31,784 Points

I checked your answer as the best answer.