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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Type Selectors

Bug or what?

Well i complete this exercise requiring me to add a

p { color: lightslategrey; };

but the software doesn't recognize the value "lightslategrey" (only lightslategrAy) and keep giving me error.. solutions?

Thanks, Andrea

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

body {
    text-align: center;
};

p {
    color: lightslategrey ;
};
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <p>
      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.
    </p>
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div>
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
      <p>
        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 mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
    <div>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

chaz
chaz
25,372 Points

CSS3 Supports both spellings, lightslate*gray* and lightslate*grey*. You can find more info here on MDN.

The error you're encountering might be due to syntax. In CSS you don't place a semicolon after a rule-set.

This is incorrect CSS syntax:

p {
    color: lightslategrey;
};

This is the correct CSS syntax (notice the lack of semicolon after the 'p' rule-set):

p {
    color: lightslategrey;
}

I hope this helps!