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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Text Shadows and Box Shadows

Shadrach Thomas
Shadrach Thomas
Courses Plus Student 8,915 Points

Box shadow

i need help with my box-shadow please somebody help i don't know where i'm getting it wrong

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31;

.main-header {
  box-shadow: inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;

.title {
  text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>

2 Answers

At the challenge they ask you to put a seconde box-shadow in your .main-header. For that you can use the comma-sperated.

.main-heading { text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31; }

.title { text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740; }

.main-header { box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa, inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick; }

If you can see next from the #aaa I use a comma-seperated. Hope this helps a bit.

Hi Shadrach,

The last step of the challenge requires to add multiple values to the .main-header selector. You can use this by layering values with a comma. See code example below:

.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31; 

.title {
  text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740; 

/* Multiple box shadows. This builds from step 3 to step 4. */
.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa,
              inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;