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Alan Albrecht
Alan Albrecht
3,105 Points

Span element causing style issues, need help to resolve.

I am following up on the Lake Tahoe project, and I reversed the H1 and Span elements (to allow the span sub title to be below the main H! element. However when I added the down arrow it pushed the span element down the page. I think this is due to the span element being an inline element and the arrow img is not being pushed down onto its on line.

I have added some code snippets, Im not sure how to resolve this, and why would Guil have not just used an H2 heading for this why the span?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>Lake Tahoe | More Info</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">

  <header id="top" class="main-header">
    <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <span class="title">See what Lake Tahoe has to offer.</span>
    <img class="arrow" src="img/arrow.svg" alt="Down Arrow">
.main-header {
  padding-top: 170px;
  height: 850px;
  background: linear-gradient(#ffa949, transparent 90%), linear-gradient(0deg, #fff, transparent), #ffa949 url('../img/mountains.jpg') no-repeat center;
  background-size: cover;

.title {
  color: white;
  font-size: 1.625rem; /* 26px/16px */
  letter-spacing: .065em;
  font-weight: 200;
  border-bottom: 2px solid;
  padding-bottom: 10px;

.arrow {
  width: 50px;
  margin-top: 150px;

2 Answers

Tommaso Poletti
Tommaso Poletti
5,205 Points

If I understand your problem or that the span goes down.. for solve just delete the rule in .arrow --> margin-top:150px; and the problem is solved :)

Good Learning :)

Alan Albrecht
Alan Albrecht
3,105 Points


Thanks for your response however, that is actually incorrect. As I said in my post I believe the problem is that the <span> element is an inline element and not a block element so the arrow is going directly inline with the span element.

Thank you for your help, I do appreciate it this is becoming frustrating.