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Anthony Haler
Anthony Haler
607 Points

Smells like bakin' Working with Grids

in Working with Grids i cannot get my site to line up like the videos.

2 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

If I had to guess I'd say you are having issues with the path of your grid.css file in your <link> element.

I'd suggest you read up on how file paths work.

Anthony Haler
Anthony Haler
607 Points

I don't quite understand this, but i don't think this is the source of the problem.

Are you trying this on your own text editor? More details are needed, maybe post code using the Markdown Cheatsheet rules using the three backtics at the start and after the end of your code, that may help.

Anthony Haler
Anthony Haler
607 Points

Here is my code from the page

<!DOCTYPEhtml> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/> <title> Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company </title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/grid.css" type="text/css" media="screen"> </head>

<body> <div class="container clearfix" > <div class="grid_4"> <img src="img/logo.gif" alt="Smells Like Bakin"> </div> <div class="grid_8 omega"> <ul class="nav"> <li><a href "#">About</a></li> <li><a href "#">Cupcakes &ces</a></li> <li><a href "#">Locations</a></li> <li class="last" ><a href "#">Contact Us</a></li> </ul> </div> <div id="intro" class"grid_9> <h1>Opposites really do attract, especially in our kitchen! We combine unexpected flavors that melt together to create ironically delicious desserts.</h1> <p><a href="#" class="btn">Browse Our Cupcakes</a></p> </div>

  <div class="grid_3">
  <img src="img/you-bake-me-blush.gif" alt="You Bake Me Blush"> 

<div id="featured-Cupcake" class="grid_7">
  <h2> Cupcake of the Week</h2>
  <p>This week's featured cupcake is the <a href="#">Avacado Chocolate cupcake</a>. Its strange combo of flavors will kick your taste buds into fiesta mode!</p>
  <img src="img/featured-cupcake.jpg" alt="Avacodo Chocolate cupcake">

<div id="new-cupcakes" class="grid_5 omega">
<h2> fresh out the oven</h2>
<p>Our Newest cupcakes are <a href="#">Bacon Me Crazy</a> and <a href="#">Jalapeno So Spicy</a> </p>
<img src="img/new-cupcake-bacon.jpg" alt="Bacon Me Crazy">
<img src="img/new-cupcake-jalapeno.jpg" alt="Jalapeno So Spicy">

<h2> Inside the kitchen</h2>
<p>Smells Like Bakin’ started out in the garage of the husband wife duo Allison &amp; Joseph. Allison is the baker, and Joseph found a way for them to make a business out of her tasty treats. Flash forward to today and they have a successful store front, catering business and cupcake truck.
<p><a href="#" class="btn-small">readmore</a></p>

<h2> get bakin with us</h2>

<div id="contact">
  <p> call us: <span>1-555-CUP-CAKE</span><br>
    Email us: <a href="#">bakeon@smellslikebakin.com</a></p>
<p> we announc all of our new flavors first through facebook &amp; twitter, and even take requests!</p>

<a href="http://wwww.facebook.com/smellslikebakin"><img src="img/facebook.gif" alt="facebook"></a>

<a href="http://twiter.com/#!/smellslikebakin"><img src="img/twitter.gif" alt="twitter></a>

<div id"copyright">
  <p> &copy;
  copyright 2012 smells like bakin' cupcake company. All rights reserved.</p>

</div> </body> </html>

Thank you for your post with the code, do you have more code above this like the <html> <head></head><body>? This is the head section of code I worked up on my personal computer from these excercises:

  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/>
  <title>Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company</title>
  <link href="normalize.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
  <link href="grid.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link href="style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

You need to check to see where grid.css file is saved on your computer. Make sure that the grid.css file is saved in the same folder as your index.html file, otherwise you will need to add the appropriate path before grid.css. All of your HTML markup looks good, so I don't think the issue is there... it will either be in your CSS, or the link to your CSS. I hope this helps, if you need more info, be sure to ask!! :)