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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Media Query Basics

working Media Queries, and everything resizes correctly when the viewport changes but the picture stays the same. Help!

I am working on an ebay post and I am using media queries. I specified two viewport sizes (max-width) at 700px and other at 480px. The text resizes well to the size I specified but the picture stays the same size. How can I make it to display correctly at 700px and 480px ?

What does your HTML and CSS look like? Without seeing the actual code, it's hard to know what's going on. When I write a simple media query, it works fine for manipulating an image.

@media screen and (max-width: 480px) {
  img { width: 480px }

@media screen and (min-width: 481px) and (max-width: 700px) {
  img { width: 700px }
Harry Beckwith
Harry Beckwith
13,452 Points

Does the image have a set width on it?

Also try setting in CSS

img { max-width:100%; }

This will ensure the image will be no larger than its container.

1 Answer

Sina Maleki
Sina Maleki
6,135 Points

Hi You have to set the max-width of your img selector to 100%

img {
   max-width: 100%;