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CSS CSS Layout CSS Layout Techniques Display

Wally Mangiliman
Wally Mangiliman
4,041 Points

Task #2

I don't understand what I'm missing.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header {
  text-align: center;
}
.logo {
  width: 60px;
  margin: auto;
}
.mainlist {
  display: inline-block;
}
.main-list li {
  display: inline-block;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>CSS Layout</title>
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
    <body>
    <div class="container">
        <header>
            <img class="logo" src="city-logo.svg" alt="An illustration of a building">
            <ul class="main-list">
                <li><a href="#">Donuts</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Tea</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coffee</a></li>
            </ul>
        </header>
    </div>
    </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Hi Wally,

you're just missing the "-" in .main-list (you wrote ".mainlist").

But don't worry, those kinds of things happen all the time.

Blessings from Berlin and happy coding, Nils

PS: If my answer helped you or solved your issues, please upvote my answer and/or mark it as "Best answer" (so people browsing the community forum know your issue is solved)

Wally Mangiliman
Wally Mangiliman
4,041 Points

Thank you. It was driving me crazy but I did figure it out. And it helped me understand how block, inline and inline-block works even more.

Wally Mangiliman
Wally Mangiliman
4,041 Points

I get it now. First of all I got spelled out the class "main-list" wrong. I forgot the hyphen. I also realized that even though you put the items in the list to display inline-block, the list itself is still displayed as a block element. So you have to change the display to inline-block for the list itself also.

You can write the css like this.

.main-list li { display: inline-block; } .main-list { display: inline-block; }

or

.main-list li, .main-list { display: inline-block; }

Great, even better you found the solution yourself!