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HTML How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Create a Horizontal List of Links

Trevon Harris
PLUS
Trevon Harris
Courses Plus Student 606 Points

Padding issue

I have my padding set for top and bottom: 15px and left/ right at 10px. Yet the challenge is not allowing me to advance. Where is my error nav li{ display: inline-block; font-weight: 800; padding: 15px 10px 15px 10px; }

css/main.css
a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
}

#logo {
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;
}

h1, h2 {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a {
  color: #fff;
}

nav a:hover {
  color: #32673f;
}

nav ul {
  margin: 0 10px 0 10px;
  list-style; none;
  padding: 0;
}

nav li{
  display: inline-block;
  font-weight: 800;
  padding: 15px 10px 15px 10px;
}

h1 {
  font-family: Changa One, sans-serif;
  font-size: 1.75em;
  font-weight: normal;
}

img {
  max-width: 100%;
}

#gallery {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  list-style: none;
}

#gallery li {
  float: left;
  width: 45%;
  margin: 2.5%;
  background-color: #f5f5f5;
  color: #bdc3c7;
}

2 Answers

Simple, I suggest you reread the instructions before I tell you the answer. I will however post the answer below :)

So it says to select the links in the nav element, which are the anchor elements signified by the <a></a> tags and you are applying the padding and font-weight to the list items signified by the <li></li> tags.

Simply move your CSS to look like such:

nav a {
  color: #fff;
  font-weight: 800;
  padding: 15px 10px; //I changed this to the shorthand version but it is the same as "padding: 15px 10px 15px 10px;"
}

nav li{
  display: inline-block;
}

Hope this helps,

Happy coding!

Bob McCarty
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Bob McCarty
Courses Plus Student 16,618 Points

Trevon

Dylan's approach works I did find a syntax error in the "nav ul: selector. It contains a ';' after the list-style not a colon ':'.

nav ul {
  margin: 0 10px 0 10px;
  list-style; none;
  padding: 0;
}

Nice catch!