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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model The Box Model Review

Erick Martinez
Erick Martinez
2,894 Points

What type of elements take up the full width available based on the width of their parent element?

It's not telling me the correct answer and I just wanna know for future reference.

2 Answers

Martin Lecke
Martin Lecke
14,384 Points

Hi Block elements takes up full width of their parent elements. eg. <div> You can also make other inline-elements to block elements with css using a property on that selector. Block on Span etc

display: block:

// example
span {
  display: block;
  background: red;

check out my example here