Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

CSS CSS Layout Basics Page Layout with the Float Property Footer Layout with Floats

Kanav Anand
Kanav Anand
2,368 Points

Task 4 coding challenge floats

The copyright text in the footer needs to be moved down below the floated elements. Select .copyright and apply the property and value that clears both the left and right floats.

Bummer: Make sure you're selecting the class 'copyright'.

Floats Still Collapsing even after trying clearfix.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.clearfix::after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
.footer-nav li 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Getting Started with 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">
    <div class="container clearfix">
        <footer class="clearfix">
            <img class="logo clearfix" src="city-logo.svg" alt="logo">
            <ul class="footer-nav clearfix">
                <li><a href="#">Ice cream</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Donuts</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Tea</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coffee</a></li>
            <p class="copyright clearfix ">&copy;2015 The Best City.</p>

1 Answer

Heidi Puk Hermann
Heidi Puk Hermann
33,352 Points


you have overdone the exercise a bit. If you look in your HTML, the only place the clear fix should be applied is in the <footer>.

With regards to your error, you should do exactly what they say in the assignment . Tak the class .copyright and give it the property that clears all floats. Your css would then look like this:

//your previous code here
.copyright {
   clear: both;