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CSS CSS Layout Basics Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes Positioning Elements Side-By-Side with Inline Display

Nicholas Wallen
Nicholas Wallen
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When he is changing the padding, what exactly is the "a" for?

.name a, .main-nav a { padding: 10px 15px; }

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there! The "a" refers to the anchor tags or <a> (otherwise known as links) in the HTML. So all links (anchor tags) inside the "name" class and all links (anchor tags) inside the "main-nav" class.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

:point_right: In HTML, an a element is often used for links.

So Guil is simply modifying the padding of all links that have the class of .name or .main-nav.

I hope this helps! :grin: ~Alex :zap: