freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Lock an Element to its Parent with Absolute Positioning

Lock an Element to its Parent with Absolute Positioning


Hints

Hint 1

Use position: absolute;.

Hint 2

Use the right and top properties.


Solutions

Solution 1 (Click to Show/Hide)
<style>
  #searchbar {
    position: absolute;
    top: 50px;
    right: 50px;
  }
  section {
    position: relative;
  }
</style>
<body>
  <h1>Welcome!</h1>
  <section>
    <form id="searchbar">
      <label for="search">Search:</label>
      <input type="search" id="search" name="search">
      <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Go!">
    </form>
  </section>
</body>

Code Explanation

  • #searchbar{} selects all the elements with the ID of searchbar.
  • position: absolute; positions the element with respect to its nearest ancestor having position: relative;.
  • top: 50px; and right: 50px; offsets the element by 50px to the bottom and left respectively.
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