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CSS CSS Layout Basics Page Layout with the Float Property Footer Layout with Floats

Timothy Delaney
Timothy Delaney
2,785 Points

Trying to apply a clearfix to the footer. What am I doing wrong?

???

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



.clearfix::after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}
.footer-nav {
  float: left;
}
.logo {
  float: right;
}
.footer-nav li {
  float: right;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Getting Started with CSS 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="container">
        <footer>
      <div class=footer clearfix>
            <img class="logo" src="city-logo.svg" alt="logo">
            <ul class="footer-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>
            <p class="copyright">&copy;2015 The Best City.</p>
        </footer>
    </div>
    </body>
</html>

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,121 Points

You don't need to add a new div inside the footer, just apply the class directly to the footer element.

And remember to enclose your class name(s) in quotes:

        <footer class="clearfix">
Timothy Delaney
Timothy Delaney
2,785 Points

That did it. Thanks for your help.

Hi Timothy,

In this task, it asks you target the footer tag, not the div with a class of footer. So, in your HTML (don't need to touch your CSS for this one), you need to add a class of "clearfix" to the opening footer tag:

<footer>

You add a class to a tag with this syntax:

<footer class="your-class">

Hope that helps,

Ede

Ryan Peacan
Ryan Peacan
26,764 Points

It's difficult to tell what you're trying to accomplish due to not knowing what page.css brings to the table, but I did notice some issues with the index.html file, hopefully it helps:

<div class="container">
      <footer>
            <div class="footer clearfix"> <!-- This line didn't have quotes around the classes -->
                  <img class="logo" src="city-logo.svg" alt="logo" />
                  <ul class="footer-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>
                  <p class="copyright">&copy;2015 The Best City.</p>
            </div> <!-- This div wasn't closed. whoops! -->
      </footer>
</div>