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CSS How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Style New Pages

Michael Beckwith
Michael Beckwith
4,807 Points

Quick question about the captions.

On the profile page the captions of the photos have a gray background color and darker gray text. I do not understand what part of my code creates this background color. If anyone can help point this out I would be very grateful. Thank you.

Here is my code:

/*******************************
GENERAL
********************************/




body {
  font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
  padding: 0 5%;
}

a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

img{
  max-width: 100%;
}


/*******************************
HEADINGS
********************************/

header {
  float:left;
  margin: 0 0 30px 0;
  padding: 5px 0 0 0;
  width: 100%;
}


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

h1 {
  font-family: 'Changa One', sans-serif;
  margin: 15px 0;
  font-size: 1.75em;
  font-weight: normal;
  line-height: 0.8em;
}

h2 {
 font-size: 0.75em;
 margin: -5px 0 0;
 font-weight: normal;
}



/*******************************
NAVIGATION
********************************/




nav {
  text-align: center;
  padding: 10px 0;
  margin: 20px 0 0;
}

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

nav li {
  display: inline-block;
}

nav a {
  font-weight: 800;
  padding: 15px 10px;
}
/*******************************
FOOTER
********************************/




footer {
  font-size: 0.75em;
  text-align: center;
  clear: both;
  padding-top: 50px;
  color: #ccc;
}

.social-icon {
  width: 20px;
  height: 20px;
  margin: 0 5px;
}

/*******************************
PAGE PORTFOLIO
********************************/

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

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

#gallery li a p {
  margin: 0;
  padding:5%;
  font-size: 0.75em;
  color: #bdc3c7;
}
/*******************************
COLORS
********************************/




/*site body*/
body {
  background-color: #fff;
  color: #999;
}

/*green header*/
header {
  background: #6ab47b;
  border-color: #599a68; 
}

/*nav background on mobile devices*/
nav {
  background: #599a68;
}

/*logo text*/
h1, h2 {
  color: #fff;
}

a {
  color: #6ab47b;
}

/*nav link*/
nav a, nav a:visited {
  color: #fff;

}

/*selected nav link*/
nav a.selected, nav a:hover {
  color: #32673f;
}

1 Answer

Greg Kaleka
Greg Kaleka
39,019 Points

Hi Michael,

It's this rule:

#gallery li {
  float: left;
  width: 45%;
  margin:2.5%;
  background-color: #f5f5f5; /* This code right here! */
  color: #bdc3c7;
}

The entire li element has a grey background, including behind the photo (you just can't see it, because there's a photo there!

-Greg