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  • # July 10, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Hi Everyone,

    Again very simple.

    I would like to make my footer the size of the body instead of the size of the main Div, if i change the width of the footer to width of the body its increased it in only one direction, if i then create a margin and put the opposite side as a negative, it then effect the contents within the footer, please see below a section from my style sheet:

    body {

    Background: #DEDEDE;
    font-family: arial;
    font-size: 12px;
    margin: -20px 0px 0px 0px;
    padding: 0px;
    height: 1000px;
    width: 900px;

    width: 900px;
    height: 900px;
    margin: 0px 200px 0px 200px;
    background: white;
    clear: both;
    height: 200px;
    width: 900px;
    text-align: center;
    margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
    font-family: arial, helvetica;
    font-weight: bold ;
    font-size: 11px;
    background-color: black;


    Would really love some help!



    # July 10, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    Move your footer out of your wrapper.

    # July 10, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    You should not be setting height on your elements. That should be determined by content within plus top and bottom padding.
    No need to repeat font-family, that cascades from body. No need for footer margin 0 0 0 0.

    # July 11, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Thanks guy!

    Its very re-assuring to see some people are happy to help beginners just on the basis to be kind!

    Very grateful



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