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HTML How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Style the Image Captions

Saree Bravo
Saree Bravo
960 Points

text below my images are still blue. help!

below my images or gallery the text still appears blue and even though i have added in the changes in my main.css there it does not show.

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<meta charset="utf-8"> 
<title>Saree Bravo | Designer</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> 
<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Bitter:400,400i,700|Changa+One:400,400i" rel="stylesheet"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/responsive.css">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
<a href="index.html" id="logo"> 
<h1>Saree Bravo</h1>
<li><a href="index.html" class="selected">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> 
<li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> 
<div id="wrapper"> 
<ul id="gallery"> 
<li> <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""> <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> </a> </li> 
<li> <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""> <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop</p> </a> 
</li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt=""> <p>Trying to create an 80's style of glows.</p> </a> 
</li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt=""> <p>Drips created using Photoshop brushes.</p> </a> 
</li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes using repitition.</p> </a> </li> 
<a href="https://twitter.com/sareeclaire">
<img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon">
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/sareeclaire">
<img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon">
 <p>Ā© 2015 Saree.</p> 
/********************* GENERAL *********************/

body { font-family: 'Changa One', cursive; }

wrapper {

max-width: 940px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 0 5%; }

a { text-decoration: none; }

img { max-width: 100%; }

/*********************** Heading ***********************/

header { float: left; margin: 0 0 30px 0; padding: 5px 0 0 0; width: 100%; }

logo {

text-align: center; margin: 0; }

h1 { font-family: 'Bitter', serif; margin: 15px 0; font-size: 1.75em; font-weight: normal; line-height: 0.8em; }

h2 { font-size: 0.75em; margin: -5px 0 0; font-weight: normal; }

/*********************** NAVIGATION ***********************/

nav { text-align: center; padding: 10px 0; margin: 20px 0; }

nav ul { list-style:: none; margin: 0 10px; padding: 0; }

nav li { display: inline-block; }

nav a { font-weight: 700; padding: 15px 10px; }

/************************** FOOTER **************************/

footer { font-size: 0.75em; text-align: center; clear: both; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc }

.socal-icon { width: 20px; height: 20px; margin: 0 5px; }

/*********************** PAGE: PORTFOLIO ***********************/

gallery {

margin:0; padding: 0; list-style: none; }

gallery li {

float: left; width: 45%; margin: 2.5%; background-color: #f5f5f5; color: #bdc3c7; }

gallert li a p {

margin: 0; padding: 5%; font-size: 0.75em; color: #bdc3c7 }

/************************ COLORS ************************/

/* site body */ body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }

/* nav background on mobile */ nav { color: #599a68; }

/* green header */ header { background: #6ab47b; border-color: 599a68; }

/* logo text */ h1, h2 { color: #fff; }

/* links */ a { color: #6ab47b: }

/* nav links */ nav a, nav a:visited { color: #fff; }

/* selected nav link */ nav a.selected, nav a:hover { color: #32673f; }
Thomas Fildes
Thomas Fildes
21,565 Points

Hi Saree,

Could you please share your code so we can see where the problem is?

Austin Whipple
Austin Whipple
29,725 Points

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3 Answers

Thomas Fildes
Thomas Fildes
21,565 Points

Hi Saree,

I have ran through your code and have found mistakes/typos on some of these lines below that need amending:

/* Comments list the amendments necessary */

nav ul { list-style:: none; margin: 0 10px; padding: 0; } /* Two colons after list-style (only 1 needed) */

footer { font-size: 0.75em; text-align: center; clear: both; padding-top: 50px; color: #ccc } /* No semi-colon after #ccc */

gallert li a p {

margin: 0; padding: 5%; font-size: 0.75em; color: #bdc3c7 } /*  gallery not gallert and color property has no semi-colon after its value */

/* all rules with gallery needs to have a hash sign (#) before the wording to select it by ID  */

.socal-icon { width: 20px; height: 20px; margin: 0 5px; } /*  .social-icon not .socal-icon */

I think with these changes the styles should work. It was mainly the gallery not being typed as #gallery so the rules weren't applying to it and its child elements.

Hope this helps! Happy Coding!!!

IT would be a lot more useful if you took a snapshot of your workspace. To do so, open it up and click the camera icon in the upper right and share the link.