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HTML How to Make a Website CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Center the Wrapper

Why do pictures hang over and outside a Wrapper with a max-width?

In How To Make a Website, chapter 4: 'Centre the Wrapper', the Wrapper has a max-width of 940px but the pictures contained in the Wrapper hang over and outside the wrapper.

Is this meant to happen? I thought that the Wrapper by default would be stretched to the outside width of the pictures contained within it.

EDIT:

Although I've checked out the Markdown Cheatsheet I'm not having much luck attaching a screen shot showing what I want to question. Any suggestions? (I've uploaded the screen shot to my only workspace)

Thanks.

screen shot

2 Answers

if the wrapper has a maximum width of 940px then any image or picture larger than that will hang over or outside the wrapper.

Thanks Kevin.

If the wrapper did not use the max-width property and only used a width property of 940px would the pictures with a greater width force the width of that containing wrapper?