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HTML How to Make a Website CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Use ID Selectors

Background color is not changing.

I guess my css file is not getting linked to html file. I am not able to figure out what's the reason.

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title> Shikhar | designer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"/> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html"> <h1> Shikhar Prateek </h1> <h2> Designer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <section> <ul> <li> <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""> <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""> <p>Playing with blending mode in photoshop.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt=""> <p>Trying to creata an 80's style of glows.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt=""> <p>Drips created using photoshop brushes</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes with repetition.</p> </a> </li>

  <a href="https://twitter.com/lavshikhar"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter logo"></a>
  <a href="https://www.facebook.com/shikhar.prateek"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook logo"></a>
  <p> &copy; 2016 Shikhar.</p>


body { background-color: Orange; }

3 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

First change Orange to orange. Sometimes capitalization matters. If this fails, check the obvious. Save your files, refresh your page, and try clearing your browser cache then refreshing again.

Hi Jennifer, thanks a lot for your time and suggestions. I tried them but nothing changed. However when I save the files in my system it works.

Flavio Barros
Flavio Barros
3,686 Points

Hi Shikhar, how are you? I'm new in this, but let me try to help.

Try to remove the "/" at the end from "<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"/>" and
"<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"/>" . Make sure to insert both "normalize.css" and "main.css" file inside the "css" folder.