CSS Grid: Use grid-column to Control Spacing

I can’t seem to pass this lesson. I’ve search the forum already and only see people having the same problem with no solution given.

The task is to make Item 5 span the final two columns. “grid-column: 2/4;” should cover this, however the script says it’s not correct.

How do I force this through? Is it a bug in the code that needs fixing?


Your code so far


.item5 {background: PaleGreen;
  /* add your code below this line */
  **grid-column: 2/ 4;**
  /* add your code above this line */

.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;

<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>

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/70.0.3538.102 Safari/537.36 Edge/18.18363.

Challenge: Use grid-column to Control Spacing

Link to the challenge:

Welcome, Tom.

I tested your code in my browser (without the sets of ** around the code), and the tests passed.

So, perhaps, it is an issue with your browser/version, or with an extension you have installed. These have been issues for some people.

Hope this helps.

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You’re absolutely right. Running the code in Chrome rather than Edge worked perfectly.

Thank you!

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