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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Building a Layout with Flexbox Flexbox Columns Challenge

Gonzalo Torres del Fierro
PLUS
Gonzalo Torres del Fierro
Courses Plus Student 16,750 Points

The columns should break to multiple lines when they're narrower than 300px. Give .row the flexbox property and value th

i get lost..

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

.row {
  display: flex;
}
.column{
  flex:1;
  flex-basis:300px;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Flexbox 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="row">   
      <div class="secondary column">
        <h2>Welcome!</h2>
        <p>Everything in this city is worth waiting in line for. Cupcake ipsum dolor sit.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="primary column">
        <h2>How to get here</h2>
        <p><strong>Plane: </strong>Tiramisu caramels gummies chupa chups lollipop muffin. Jujubes chocolate caramels cheesecake brownie lollipop drag&#233;e cheesecake.</p>
        <p><strong>Train: </strong>Pie apple pie pudding I love wafer toffee liquorice sesame snaps lemon drops. Lollipop gummi bears dessert muffin.</p>
        <p><strong>Car: </strong>Jelly cotton candy bonbon jelly-o jelly-o I love. I love sugar plum chocolate cake pie I love pastry liquorice.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="tertiary column">
        <h2>Great food</h2>
        <p>Croissant macaroon pie brownie. Cookie marshmallow liquorice gingerbread.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Flor Antara
Flor Antara
12,358 Points

Hi Gonzalo,

In order to have the columns break into new lines, you'll need to set the flex-wrap to wrap in the container element.

.row {
  display: flex;
  flex-wrap: wrap;
}
.column{
  flex-grow: 1;
  flex-basis: 300px;
}

Also, take into account that the flex rule is a combination of: flex grow, flex-shrink and flex-basis all in 1.

This is the right answer

.row { display: flex; flex-wrap: wrap; } .column{ flex-grow: 1; flex-basis: 300px; }