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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model Padding

Emmanuel Quinones
Emmanuel Quinones
7,394 Points

Black background for wildlife div element is not showing...

I've tried all the combinations but I can't figure what I'm doing wrong or how to fix it so I just posted the code I had when I originally ran into the problem.

<div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
          As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
.wildlife {
  color: white;
  background-color: #434a52
  padding-top: 100px; 
  padding-right: 120px;
  padding-bottom: 100px;
  padding-left: 120px;

  padding: 100px 120px;
Austin Whipple
Austin Whipple
29,725 Points

I've edited your question to format the code a bit. Be sure to check the Markdown Cheatsheet below the text editor for more information.

2 Answers

Ryan S
Ryan S
27,276 Points

Hi Emmanuel,

In your CSS, it looks like you forgot a semi-colon after the background-color.

background-color: #434a52;
Emmanuel Quinones
Emmanuel Quinones
7,394 Points

I edited my code and the black box popped up immediately thank you for your help!