Centering a nav element in a div.
# December 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm
Hi, i’m a novice at this :) .i’m having difficulty trying to center a nav inside a div i’ve named ‘menu’. I’ve tried to find the problem in the details and nothing is helping. Seeing that the problem might also reside elsewhere within the page i’m creating, i will post all of the html (hope i’m not pushing it), plus the CSS. i appreciate the help. Thank you.
html:# December 28, 2012 at 10:32 pm
Just having a look at that, I think your problem might be related to using float: left on nav ul. nav ul is the container of all of the nav links, so floating that to left with take the whole menu to the left.
I would try display: block; margin: 0 auto; on the nav ul element. From what I can see, that would centre the nav.# December 28, 2012 at 11:38 pm
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Here is how. Read through it. If you hit a wall post back http://www.visibilityinherit.com/code/center-nav.php# December 30, 2012 at 8:39 am
This wouldn’t be what you’re trying to achieve by chance?
If you haven’t defined a width on the menu, setting it to `display: table;` with `margin: 0 auto;` should centre it within the parent element.
Edit – just noticed you have defined a width, in which case @David_Leitch is correct with `display: block;`.Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total)
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