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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add a New Page

Adan Huerta
Adan Huerta
3,209 Points

Background colors? Why you no go away?

My page has orange background behind the text links in the header and body ... I tried adding a screen shot here to help , but don't know that it's visible. My code is below. Can anyone tell me why there would be orange background colors still?

<!DOCSTYLE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Adan Huerta | Web Designer/Musician/Boxer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans:400,400italic,700,700italic,800|Changa+One' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> <style> nav a { color: white; background-color: transparent; }


</head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Adan Huerta </h1> <h2>Web Designer/Musician/Boxer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html" class="selected">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> </section> <footer> <a href="http://twitter.com/txsadamwest"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <a href="http://facebook.com/adan.huerta.33"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <p>Ā© 2016 Adan Huerta</p> </footer> </div>



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3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

Your code links to a CSS stylesheet (css/main.css). I expect that the orange color is being applied by that stylesheet.

:point_right: By the way, it's good practice to keep ALL your styles in the stylesheet file.

Adan Huerta
Adan Huerta
3,209 Points

I went through the my main css file and took out anything I could see that was changing it orange. Strangely, I noticed that none of my style changes are applying to my main page (index.html), only the contact and about files are being affected by my css. I even tried changing the code in index.html to add more images and it's not having any effect. Not sure what's going on here...

I have the same problem and I know don't how to fix it.