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Why did the teacher set "padding" and "margin" of "#gallery" to "0" at first? If not, what would happen?

Why did the teacher set "padding" and "margin" of "#gallery" to "0" at first? If not, what would happen?

1 Answer

Tim Knight
Tim Knight
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Nick sets the #gallery to a margin and padding of zero because he's using an unordered list to create that gallery id. An unordered list has it's own margin and padding by default because it's normally used for bullet lists. But removing the default spacing he's about to start with a blank slate and space things out the way he'd prefer. You can actually see what happens without it before he adds those declarations a few minutes back on the video when he is just scrolling through the page and the images are slightly off-center and pushed to the right.