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CSS How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Build Navigation with Unordered Lists

Jared Hensley
Jared Hensley
8,106 Points

Why does my header look like this?

here is my code: https://w.trhou.se/6er8z08lyk

I have a thin green bar that contains my portfolio, about etc. Then under the green bar, the lighter green shows up again. I'll try to post an img if possible.

Jared Hensley
Jared Hensley
8,106 Points

Specifically, this is what changes everything.

header { float: left; margin: 0 0 30px 0; padding: 5px 0 0 0; width: 100%; }

when I remove the float:left; everything is fine. but the instructor is including it in the tutorial so I'm attempting to do so as well.

1 Answer

Thomas Workman
Thomas Workman
7,173 Points

Hey Jared.

You currently have 20px of top and bottom margin on your nav element. If you remove that, you should see the extra space go away. Hope that helps.

nav { text-align: center; padding: 10px 0; margin: 20px 0; }