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Styling the promos for medium screens

From: Creating a Responsive Web Design

Video: Styling the promos for medium screens

Now, the last thing we want to adjust on medium screens is going to be the promo area. If I come in here and resize the browser, we'll see that having the text show up on the right-hand side of the images leaves very little room for the text, so what we're going to do is rearrange the text inside up here to show up underneath of the images. Now to do that, let's come back to our text editor. After the navigation rules inside of our screen_layout_ medium.css file, let's start by targeting the promo_container. So let's start with the .promo_container, put in our brackets.

Styling the promos for medium screens

Now, the last thing we want to adjust on medium screens is going to be the promo area. If I come in here and resize the browser, we'll see that having the text show up on the right-hand side of the images leaves very little room for the text, so what we're going to do is rearrange the text inside up here to show up underneath of the images. Now to do that, let's come back to our text editor. After the navigation rules inside of our screen_layout_ medium.css file, let's start by targeting the promo_container. So let's start with the .promo_container, put in our brackets.

We're going to set a padding of 0 on the top, 20 on the right, 15 on the bottom, and 20 on the left. Let's come in here and copy the promo_container name. Let's hit a few returns. Let's paste promo_container .promo, beginning and ending bracket. We're going to set background-position here to 0 on the x and 0 on the y. Set another rule, .promo_container .promo .content.

Now we're going to target the content divs inside of each one of the individual promos. In here we're going to set padding. We're going to set 70 on the top, 30 on the right, 0 on the bottom, and 0 on the left. So what's going to happen here is the text is going to push away from the top 70 pixels, but the left is going to be set back to 0 so the text will now align to the left-hand side of the promo area. Now there's one last rule I want to create, and that's going to be for the body tag.

So let's add body, beginning and ending bracket, and what I want to do here is take away the background image. Since we can't actually see the background image on a medium screen, I don't want the users to download that extra graphic. So let's come in here and let's come down to background-image and let's add none. Let's choose File > Save. Let's come back out to our browser. Let's hit Reload, and now you see that the text positioned itself 70 pixels down from the top and aligns on the left-hand side to give us the typography coming underneath of the images instead of floating over to the right-hand side.

Now we have all of these CSS rules in place for the medium screens. Next we're going to target the small screens.

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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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