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HTML How to Make a Website CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Style the Basic Elements

Gloria Copeland
PLUS
Gloria Copeland
Courses Plus Student 432 Points

The question is to set the max width pixel to 940. That is what I keep putting in, so what's wrong with the answer.

How do I set the max width pixel to 940?

css/main.css
a {
    text-decoration: none;
}

  #wrapper  {
    max-width: 940 px;
    margin: 0 auto;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit | Designer</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</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>
          <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 repetition.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </section>
      <footer>
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        <p>&copy; 2014 Nick Pettit.</p>
      </footer>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Have you tried deleting the space in between 940 px? I usually squeeze them together: 940px.

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
seal-mask
STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You've put a space between the 940 and the px. Also, you forgot to put a closing curly brace at the end of the rule. Take a look:

#wrapper  {
    max-width: 940px;
    margin: 0 auto;
}

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Gloria Copeland
PLUS
Gloria Copeland
Courses Plus Student 432 Points

Okay, will try it again. I took the space out before, but it was still wrong, maybe it's the curly brace at the end. I will try both. Thank you all.