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I'm having problems creating a footer at the bottom of my webpage

Posted on 2011-03-05
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I would like to add a footer that is the same as the top header part.  This is working fine in IE7 but not in firefox.  I have added the html page and the css page as well.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks......
<!------------TOPBAR AND MENU-------------------->
<div id="topbar">
 <div id="TopSection">
   <div id="header">
     <h1 id="sitename">longrundata.com<span class="sitename2">Historical Stock Market Data</span></h1>
   </div>	  
   <?php
     menu();
   ?>
 </div>
</div>
<!------------END TOPBAR AND MENU----------------->

<div id="wrap">
  <div id="contents">
 
    <!-------------------LEFT PANE--------------->
     <div id="aboutdiv">
       <h3>Quotes</h3>	   
         <p>	
			<form method="POST">
				 <input type="text" name="symbol" size="9" value=""/>
				 <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Get Quote"/>
			</form>

			 
     </div>
     <!---------------END LEFT PANE------------------->
	 
	 <!-------------MAIN CONTENT AREA----------------->

       <div id="homecontents">
       	   
      <h2 style="font-style:italic">Spotlight
	  <div style="font-size:12px"><?php $today = date("M d, Y"); echo "$today"; ?></div></h2><br>
	  
	  <h2 style="text-align:center">Dow Jones Industrial Average</h2><br>
	     <div align="center">
         <table style="text-align:center; font-size:13px; width:500px;" id="tablesorter" class="tablesorter" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1">
					<thead><tr><th style="width:30%; ">Company</th><th>5 Years</th><th>10 Years</th><th>25 Years</th></tr></thead>
	                <tbody>

	  
				   
			        </tbody></table></div>
		
     </div>	 
     <div class="clear"></div>	 
  </div>
</div>

<div id="footer">
      <div id="footercontent">
          <p>2011&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="contactus.php">Contact Us</a>
                  &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="aboutus.php">About Us</a><br>
                  &copy;
	      </p> 
      </div>
</div>

</body></html>








@charset "utf-8";
* {
	margin: 0px;
	padding: 0px;
}

/* Body */
body {background: #FFFFFF; font-family:Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size:12px;}
#wrap { width:925px; margin:auto; cursor:default;}

/*Header*/
#topbar { height:120px;}
#topbar #TopSection {width:1000px; margin:auto;}
#topbar #header { height:65px; background: #456789; }
#sitename {cursor:default; display:block; height:40px; float:left; padding-left:25px; padding-top:7px; font:Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size:34px; font-weight:normal; color:#FFFFCC;}
h1 .sitename2 { cursor:default; padding-left:15px;   font:Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size:13px; font-style: italic;}

/* Contents */
#contents {font-size:12px;}
#contents a:hover {text-decoration:none;}
#contents p {color:#666666; line-height:22px;}
#contents h3 {color:#8D6932; font-weight:normal;}

/* Left Pane */
#aboutdiv { color:#666666; float:left; padding:10px; width:146px; margin:5px 2px 2px5px;}
#aboutdiv h2 {padding:5px; display:block;  color:#8D6932; margin:0px 3px 5px 0px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;}

/* Main Content Area */
#homecontents {border-left:solid 1px #E1D2A6; border-bottom:solid 1px #E1D2A6; float:left; width:725px; padding:3px 3px 3px 20px; margin:5px 5px 5px 0px; }
#homecontents p, left p, right p {margin:10px 0px 10px 0px;}
#homecontents h2 {display:block;  border-bottom:solid 1px #E1D2A6; color:#8d6932;  font-size:22px;}
#homecontents h2 a{text-decoration:none; color:#8d6932;}
#homecontents #date { width:100px; padding:3px 3px 3px 20px; margin:0px 0px 0px 0px;}
#homecontents form {width: 200px;}

/* Footer  */
#footer {  width:975px; height:50px; padding:30px 0px 0px 15px; }
#footercontent { color:#666666; text-align: center; margin:auto; padding:10px;}

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Try this:
#footer { height: 50px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 30px 0 0 15px; width: 975px;}
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I tried what you suggested and it works fine in IE as it has before, but in firefox it shows up at the top of the page just below the header (not at the bottom of the page as would be expected for the footer.
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Could you please make a screen shot?
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Here is a screen shot of the page with the footer in the wrong spot.     jpg file included
Untitled.jpg
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Try add overflow: hidden; to #wrap in CSS.
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awesome. thanks
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