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CSS How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Create a Horizontal List of Links

What is a shorter way to write this is css.

nav ul {

margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 10px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 10px;


3 Answers

jase richards
jase richards
10,379 Points

nav ul { Margin: 0px 10px 0px 10px; }

With margin you can specify each side in one line, the order is; top, right, bottom, left.

Thank you Jason!

Andrew Hoskins
Andrew Hoskins
4,888 Points

When writing margins in CSS, you can use the root "margin" with 4 descriptors going in order; top, right, bottom, left. So for your example:

nav ul { margin: 0 10px 0 10px; }

or..... since your top/bottom and left/right are the same you could do this. The first measurement is for the top and bottom and the second for the right and left.

nav ul { margin: 0 10px; }

Ahh I see, good to know:) thank you andrew.