Solved

HTML 5 and Css

Posted on 2013-02-02
3
173 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-02
Hello folks,

   I have a page in which I am converting to use HTML 5. As such, I am creating a css for it. The existing web page uses the <div align="center"> and I am stumped as to what the equalivent would be in CSS. It will have an image and I want it to be centered on the page displayed to the viewer.
Your help is appericiated. :)
0
Comment
Question by:Overthere
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
MajorBigDeal earned 500 total points
ID: 38847032
www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/center.en.html

P.blocktext {
    margin-left: auto;
    margin-right: auto;
    width: 6em
}
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:nickinthooz
ID: 38847064
#div {
text-align:center;
padding: 10px;
}

Open in new window


you can do it with other tags but make sure they are the same size as your div in order to find a true center.

For Example:
#mydiv {
width:300px;
height:300px;
text-align: center;
border:dashed;
}
#p {
width: 280px;
padding: 0 10px 0 10px;
}

Open in new window

<div id="mydiv"><p>this is your centered text</p></div>

Open in new window

Here is a jfiddle example of it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Overthere
ID: 38847442
Thank all of you for responding. The link provided by MajorBigDeal was excellent and very helpful.
0

Featured Post

WordPress Tutorial 1: Installation & Setup

WordPress is a very popular option for running your web site and can be used to get your content online quickly for the world to see. This guide will walk you through installing the WordPress server software and the initial setup process.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I will show you how to create a ASP.NET Captcha control without using any HTTP HANDELRS or what so ever. you can easily plug it into your web pages. For Example a = 2 + 3 (where 2 and 3 are 2 random numbers) Session("Answer") = 5 then we…
Introduction Since I wrote the original article about Handling Date and Time in PHP and MySQL several years ago, it seemed like now was a good time to update it for object-oriented PHP.  This article does that, replacing as much as possible the pr…
Viewers will learn about arithmetic and Boolean expressions in Java and the logical operators used to create Boolean expressions. We will cover the symbols used for arithmetic expressions and define each logical operator and how to use them in Boole…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Suggested Courses

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question