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

gregory gordon
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gregory gordon
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 14,652 Points

Text is grey but i do not have a light grey background around my <p>

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Greg Gordon | Designer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Greg Gordon</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul> <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> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> <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 a 80s style of glows.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt=""> <p>Drips useing photoshop bruches.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes useing repetition.</p> </a> </li>

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  </section>
  <footer>
    <a href="http://twitter.com/nickrp"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo"></a>
    <a href="http://facebook.com/nickpettit"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo"></a>
    <p>&copy; 2014 Greg Gordon.</p>
  </footer>
  </div>

</body> </html>

gregory gordon
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gregory gordon
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/*************************************** GENERAL ****************************************/ body{ font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; }

wrapper {

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

a { text-decoration: none; }

ul{ list-style:none; }

img { max-width: 100%;

}

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

logo{

text-align: center; margin: 0; }

h1{ font-family: 'Changa One', sans-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 0; }

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

/*************************************** Pade : Portfolio ****************************************/

gallery {

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

gallery li {

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

gallery li a p {

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

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

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

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

i do not recal the step. i kind of just noticed it in the video.

4 Answers

Michael Fish
Michael Fish
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I'm not sure if this will help but you could add this:

p { background-color: #bdc3c7; }

gregory gordon
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gregory gordon
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you help me out i just needed to set a background color to my

gallery li a p {

margin: 0 ; padding: 5% ; font-size: 0.75em; background-color:#f4f4f4; color: #bdc3c7; }

section of code.

Michael Fish
Michael Fish
7,804 Points

Cool I didn't think I could help anyone out yet I guess I was wrong haha. Could you vote for best answer? If you needed any other help I might be able to help.

Thanks, Mike

Michael Fish
Michael Fish
7,804 Points

Thanks Greg. Good Luck