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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) Make It Beautiful With CSS Test: Styling by Element and Class

can somebody tell me what "You need to set the border color for <p> elements to red." what does that mean?

<!doctype html>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <p class="main-pg"</p>
    <p>My amazing website</p>

.main-pg {
border: 4px solid red;


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,235 Points

It looks like you had the right idea about the border, but you have some syntax and other issues:

  • the instructions ask you to add the class to the existing paragraph, not create a new paragraph
  • the opening P tag with the class isn't complete, it's missing the ">" symbol
  • the CSS file has a stray "}" symbol before the selector
  • the border rule should target all <p> elements, not just the one with the class