Originally Posted by sunfighter
Using position: fixed; is correct, but it is better to place the fixed object using top/bottom and left/right selectors.
Your margin-left:850px; really makes a lot of empty space if it was followed.
Try this (I have commented out what you don't need):
Thanks it's a little better but it still isn't perfect when I minimize. Is it possible to make a ".SideNavContainer" and have it stay fixed inside that container? I even got my teacher trying to figure it out at the moment.