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

Jared Syrenne
Jared Syrenne
948 Points

#wrapper not applying effects

Unable to apply the css effects from this video Was able to change the background to orange like mentioned in last video But #wrapper not working as shown in this video

Jared Syrenne
Jared Syrenne
948 Points
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 <head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title> Jared Syrenne | Designer</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
 </head>
 <body>
   <header>
     <a href="index.html">
      <h1>Jared Syrenne</h1>
      <h2>Designer</h2>
     </a>
     <nav>
      <ul>
        <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio </a></li>
        <li><a href="about.html">About </a></li>
        <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
      </ul>     
     </nav>
   </header>
   <div>
     <section>
      <nav>
        <ul>
          <li>
            <a href="Img/numbers-01.jpg">
              <img src="Img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Experimentation with color and texture</p>
            </a>
          </li>
          <li>
            <a href="Img/numbers-02.jpg">
              <img src="Img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop</p>
            </a>
          </li>
          <li>
            <a href="Img/numbers-06.jpg">
              <img src="Img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Trying to create a Glow</p>
            </a>
          </li>
          <li>
            <a href="Img/numbers-09.jpg">
              <img src="Img/numbers-09.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Photoshop Brushes</p>
            </a>
          </li>
          <li>
            <a href="Img/numbers-12.jpg">
              <img src="Img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Blending</p>
            </a>
          </li>
        </ul> 
      </nav>
     </section>
     <footer>
       <a href="https://twitter.com/jsyrenne"><img src="Img/twitter-wrap.png" alt"Twitter Logo"></a>
       <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jared.syrenne"><img src="Img/facebook-wrap.png" alt"Facebook Logo"></a>
       <p>&copy;2015 Jared Syrenne</p>
     </footer>
   </div>
 </body>
</html>
Jared Syrenne
Jared Syrenne
948 Points
a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
  padding: 0 5%;
  background: orange;
}

1 Answer

ellie adam
ellie adam
26,377 Points

Hi Jared,

You forget to wrap the div id="wrapper" around you content.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <title>Document</title>
  <style>


  a {
  text-decoration: none;
}

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;
  padding: 0 5%;
  background: orange;
}
  </style>
</head>
<body>

  <div id="wrapper">
    <header>
    <a href="index.html">
     <h1>Jared Syrenne</h1>
     <h2>Designer</h2>
    </a>
    <nav>
     <ul>
       <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio </a></li>
       <li><a href="about.html">About </a></li>
       <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
     </ul>
    </nav>
  </header>
  <div>
    <section>
     <nav>
       <ul>
         <li>
           <a href="Img/numbers-01.jpg">
             <img src="Img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
             <p>Experimentation with color and texture</p>
           </a>
         </li>
         <li>
           <a href="Img/numbers-02.jpg">
             <img src="Img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
             <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop</p>
           </a>
         </li>
         <li>
           <a href="Img/numbers-06.jpg">
             <img src="Img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
             <p>Trying to create a Glow</p>
           </a>
         </li>
         <li>
           <a href="Img/numbers-09.jpg">
             <img src="Img/numbers-09.jpg" alt="">
             <p>Photoshop Brushes</p>
           </a>
         </li>
         <li>
           <a href="Img/numbers-12.jpg">
             <img src="Img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="">
             <p>Blending</p>
           </a>
         </li>
       </ul>
     </nav>
    </section>
    <footer>
      <a href="https://twitter.com/jsyrenne"><img src="Img/twitter-wrap.png" alt"Twitter Logo"></a>
      <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jared.syrenne"><img src="Img/facebook-wrap.png" alt"Facebook Logo"></a>
      <p>&copy;2015 Jared Syrenne</p>
    </footer>
  </div>




  </div>
</body>
</html>