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Styling the navigation for medium screens

From: Creating a Responsive Web Design

Video: Styling the navigation for medium screens

Now to position the nav bar for medium screens, let's come back to our text editor. Inside of the screen_layout_ medium after header a.logo, let's hit a few returns. Let's target the nav element, add our brackets. We're going to set a top property here of 200 pixels. Again, this matches the height of the header that we see up here, set to 200. Let's hit a return, nav a. Let's target the anchor links inside of the navigation element.

Styling the navigation for medium screens

Now to position the nav bar for medium screens, let's come back to our text editor. Inside of the screen_layout_ medium after header a.logo, let's hit a few returns. Let's target the nav element, add our brackets. We're going to set a top property here of 200 pixels. Again, this matches the height of the header that we see up here, set to 200. Let's hit a return, nav a. Let's target the anchor links inside of the navigation element.

Put in our brackets. And we're going to set a margin-right of 20 pixels. So what we want to do here is space out the navigation a little bit more. Since somebody maybe on a tablet device, we want to make sure they have enough room between the links to tap them with their fingers. So let's hit Save. Let's come back to our browser, and let's hit Reload. Now we'll see the navigation now aligned at the top to 200 pixels and the navigational links are spaced out just a little bit more. So if I resize the browser, that's the large size and then the medium size.

Now that we have the navigation styled for the medium screens, next we're going to work on the promos.

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Creating a Responsive Web Design

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  1. 7m 39s
    1. Previewing the final project
      4m 0s
    2. About the exercise files
      1m 15s
    3. Exploring the software you'll need to complete this course
      49s
    4. Beginning your project
      1m 35s
  2. 3m 45s
    1. What to expect with Design view in Dreamweaver
      2m 1s
    2. Accessing code for HTML and CSS in Dreamweaver
      1m 44s
  3. 9m 19s
    1. Planning your layout
      2m 47s
    2. Adding the main HTML containers
      1m 47s
    3. Adding the promo containers
      31s
    4. Adding links and the copyright
      1m 47s
    5. Adding sample content into the HTML containers
      2m 27s
  4. 8m 37s
    1. Creating and slicing multiple-sized banner images
      5m 53s
    2. Exporting content and template artwork
      2m 44s
  5. 7m 27s
    1. Linking CSS files for all screen sizes
      1m 42s
    2. Linking CSS files based on screen size with media queries
      2m 13s
    3. Enabling Internet Explorer 7 and 8 to understand HTML5
      1m 25s
    4. Setting the viewport scale
      2m 7s
  6. 9m 0s
    1. Adding the background pattern and the page container color
      3m 43s
    2. Styling the headings
      2m 17s
    3. Styling the body text and the links
      1m 15s
    4. Styling the footer
      1m 45s
  7. 9m 49s
    1. Understanding compound rules
      2m 58s
    2. Styling the promo links with a CSS sprite
      2m 48s
    3. Styling the promo text
      1m 26s
    4. Adding the promo images with CSS
      2m 37s
  8. 7m 46s
    1. Adding CSS rules for layout
      2m 8s
    2. Styling the header on large screens
      2m 34s
    3. Styling the article on large screens
      3m 4s
  9. 6m 29s
    1. Styling the navigation links
      2m 1s
    2. Styling the navigation for large screens
      1m 16s
    3. Positioning the navigation for large screens
      1m 37s
    4. Clearing the float for the promos
      1m 35s
  10. 2m 47s
    1. Adding CSS rules with inline media queries
      2m 47s
  11. 6m 0s
    1. Styling the header for medium screens
      2m 32s
    2. Styling the navigation for medium screens
      1m 10s
    3. Styling the promos for medium screens
      2m 18s
  12. 12m 7s
    1. Styling the header for small screens
      2m 27s
    2. Styling the navigation for small screens
      1m 12s
    3. Styling the navigation links for small screens
      4m 13s
    4. Styling the promos for small screens
      2m 57s
    5. Styling the footer for small screens
      1m 18s
  13. 13m 12s
    1. Additional exercise files for this chapter
      1m 4s
    2. Creating double-sized graphics for high-definition screens
      4m 45s
    3. Replacing the promo graphics with CSS media queries
      2m 42s
    4. Replacing the logo and banner graphics with CSS media queries
      4m 41s
  14. 57s
    1. Where to go from here
      57s

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