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starting css, what am i doing wrong

I just started the css section after I did the html text for the smells like bakin website. I'm not sure what i am doing wrong. when I add the class's and grids, and then refresh, nothing changes. I dont know if it's something i did wrong in the actual text or if i just didnt download the right version of normalize or something. I dropped the whole folder that we downloaded into the sublime text editor. any ideas?

4 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Sounds like you've got a file path issue with your grid.css file.

The way it works is that you have to put your CSS in the correct folder relative, to your HTML file.

Here's an example:

file directory structure example

Does that help?

If not, you can read up about absolute vs relative paths

Post your code please, we are not able to help you if we dont see what is going on.

Same answer as Andrei :), without the code, it's quite hard to understand what you did, and if you did it wrong or not.

Ian Svoboda
Ian Svoboda
16,639 Points

Well, based on what you've posted I can conclude a few things:

1.) You probably are trying to replicate the Smells Like Bakin' project on your own machine (downloaded the project files)

2.) You are probably just trying to view this information in your web browser and not on a live site somewhere.

As the other posters have said, without more information we can't really help that much, but I would make sure that you haven't changed the folder structure of the project files and start from there.

Post some code so we can look and assist further!