Can someone help me understand the grid-template-areas property?

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  **Your code so far**

<style>
.item1{background:LightSkyBlue;}
.item2{background:LightSalmon;}
.item3{background:PaleTurquoise;}
.item4{background:LightPink;}
.item5{background:PaleGreen;}

.container {
  font-size: 40px;
  min-height: 300px;
  width: 100%;
  background: LightGray;
  display: grid;
  grid-template-columns: 1fr 1fr 1fr;
  grid-template-rows: 1fr 1fr 1fr;
  grid-gap: 10px;
  grid-template-areas:
  /* Only change code below this line */
    "header header header"
    ". content content"
    "footer footer footer";
  /* Only change code above this line */
}
</style>

<div class="container">
<div class="item1">1</div>
<div class="item2">2</div>
<div class="item3">3</div>
<div class="item4">4</div>
<div class="item5">5</div>
</div>
  **Your browser information:**

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.164 Safari/537.36

Challenge: Divide the Grid Into an Area Template

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can someone help me understand the grid-template-areas property?

Hi @kymalcansadoape !

I added spoiler tags around your code since it is a working solution.


I really like css tricks for explanations on flexbox and grid.
I would suggest reading through that guide for a deeper understanding of css grid.