Large Gap on right side f site causing horizontal scroll bar

I've been searching Google and been adding width 100% and auto to no avail. Can someone tell me why there is a ginormous gap on the right side of this layout?

Alicia St RoseOwner & Principle Developer/DesignerAsked:
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Nathan RileyFounderCommented:
I'm, not seeing it, did you already fix?

I see elements with the width set to 100%.
Tom BeckCommented:
I see the problem (in Firefox) and I don't yet have a solution but maybe this observation will spark something in another expert.

In Firebug, if you remove class="flexslider" from the div holding the flexslider, the problem goes away. Although the slides continue to change, this is not a solution of course because class="flexslider" is required to initiate the flexslider on load.
Alicia St RoseOwner & Principle Developer/DesignerAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Tom Beck!
You've let me on the right track. I commented out the captions and it's all good. So, now I've got to see what buggy things going on with those. I've uncommented, if anyone can see the problem...
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Tom BeckCommented:
I looked at it again, but I'm no Flexslider expert. I cannot find an example anywhere online of a Flexslider with markup even remotely similar to what you have.
			<a href="">			<img width="1400" height="627" src="" class="attachment-full" alt="test-slide04" /></a>
			<!--Slider Description example-->
			<div class="slide-desc light" style="width: 600px; top: 375px; left: 50px;">
					 <h2 class="slide-caption-title" >Dreamy</h2>
					 <p>Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah </p>  
					<!-- <p>Demo description here. Demo description here. Demo description here. Demo description here. Demo description here. <a class="more" href="#">more</a></p> -->

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Where did you get that markup?

With those description divs positioned absolute and with hard coded widths and top/left positions, I don't see how this can ever work properly. The flex slider images are responding to changes in browser window size but the descriptions are not able to with that css. Some of the descriptions are left 600px. That will be off the screen on a device less than 600px wide.
Alicia St RoseOwner & Principle Developer/DesignerAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I'm still here and will take a closer look at Tom's suggestions.
I may have to put a div around captions with auto margin, so they can remain on screen.
I'm using inline styles with custom fields so my client can position the caption depending on the photo used.
Tom BeckCommented:
As a general rule, if you want to position things on the screen absolutely but you still want it to remain in the viewport regardless of screen size, you need to use percentages rather than fixed pixels. You will also likely need media queries to adjust the size of the description divs and the font sizes for smaller screens.

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Alicia St RoseOwner & Principle Developer/DesignerAuthor Commented:
@Tom Beck!
I'm picking up what you're puttin' down.
Heading in right now to make some changes. I see some points in your future!
Alicia St RoseOwner & Principle Developer/DesignerAuthor Commented:
Thank you!!!!
Percentages did the trick!
Tom BeckCommented:
You're welcome. Thanks for the points.
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