CSS CSS Layout Basics Getting Started with CSS Layout Centering Page Content and Creating a Full-width Header

Kelly Hoang
Kelly Hoang
11,499 Points

The main header and main content is not at the page center

I follow the code instructions but the cannot center the whole page, except only main footer. I'll post the style.css and index.html below

STYLE.CSS

/* ================================= Base Element Styles ==================================== */

body { line-height: 1.6; color: #3a3a3a; } h1 { margin: 0; } a { color: #fff; text-decoration: none; }

/* ================================= Base Layout Styles ==================================== / / ---- Navigation ---- */ .name { margin: 0; }

/* ---- Layout Containers ---- */ .containder { width: 70%; margin: 0 auto; } .main-header { background: #3acec2; padding: 1em 0; }

.main-footer { text-align: center; padding: 2em 0; background: #d9e4ea; }

/* ---- Page Elements ---- */

INDEX.HTML

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> <title>Best City Guide</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css"> </head>

<body>

<header class="main-header"> <div class="container"> <h1 class="name"><a href="#">Best City Guide</a></h1> <ul class="main-nav"> <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> </ul> </div> </header>

<div class="container"> <h2>Welcome!</h2> <p>Everything in this city is worth waiting in line for.</p> <p>Cupcake ipsum dolor sit. Amet chocolate cake gummies jelly beans candy bonbon brownie candy. Gingerbread powder muffin. Icing cotton candy. Croissant icing pie ice cream brownie I love cheesecake cookie. Pastry chocolate pastry jelly croissant.</p> <p>Cake sesame snaps sweet tart candy canes tiramisu I love oat cake chocolate bar. Jelly beans pastry brownie sugar plum pastry bear claw tiramisu tootsie roll. Tootsie roll wafer I love chocolate donuts.</p>

  <h2>Great food</h2>
  <p>Croissant macaroon pie brownie. Cookie marshmallow liquorice gingerbread caramels toffee I love chocolate. Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum. Marzipan toffee drag&#233;e chocolate bar candy toffee pudding I love. Gummi bears pie gingerbread lollipop.</p>

</div>

<footer class="main-footer">
  <span>&copy;2015 Residents of The Best City Ever.</span>
</footer> 

</body> </html>

1 Answer

Ryan Groom
Ryan Groom
17,661 Points

Hey Hai, the issue is that in your CSS file under Layout Containers you are attempting to style the class ".containder". It is just a simple spelling error, as it should be ".container". Hope this helps!