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    Offside Text

    Hi Guys,

    Hope you can help.

    A bit of background: I've completed a web design intro course and have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. At the moment I basically just add content to an existing site. Nothing overly difficult.The previous developer who built the site I'm working on has left the company though and I'm stuck so I was hoping to get some help from you kind souls

    The problem is that I now need to add some text to our homepage and I can't get my addition to behave like the rest of the content. When I zoom in/change the magnification on the page (ctrl + scroll) the sentence jumps outside of the container its meant to stay in while the other text stays put. I've added my bit before the </div> assuming that it would behave in the same way but unfortunately it does not.

    Please could you have a look and provide a solution? The site is http://vsms-za.stg.vsms.net/ - the news box is bottom left and the text is 'Read more press articles here'.

    Thanks!

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    Have try removing the explicit height from .boxbody4new. At the moment it's not extending just because it's not high enough.

    (You also have an invalid security certificate on that site.)

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    I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry! That seems so simple. Thank you so much

    Any subject in particular you'd suggest I read up on to gain more insight into this?

    (Thanks. I'll bring the certificate issue to the attention of the man in charge.)

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    There's a fair amount of help available in the sticky at the top of this forum.

    W3Schools is flawed but useful for a starting point I think. Also HTMLDog.
    I think the best way to learn is by doing though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SB65 View Post
    I think the best way to learn is by doing though.
    Agreed! Another arrow in my quiver after this experience!

    Thanks again for your help and tips.

    Keep well.


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