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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors ID and Class Selectors

Tony Brown
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Tony Brown
Courses Plus Student 1,134 Points

can someone help me with this challenge?

I can't see the error in my code for the "target main-content with an ID selector. Add a background-color property and set the value to lightsteelblue."?

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 class="main-header">
       <h1 class="main-heading">
      <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 id= "main-content">
      <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>
style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-header {
  background-color: orange;
}

.main-heading {
  font-size: 72px; }

.main-content { background-color: lightsteelblue; }
Brenna Leker
Brenna Leker
7,596 Points

Hi Tony, In your CSS you targeted the class main-content by using a period. All you need to do is swap it for the ID selector (#) so your code would read:

#main-content { background-color: lightsteelblue; }

Just a quick change out of ".main-content" for "#main-content"

I hope this solves your problem.

Happy coding!

Brenna Leker
Brenna Leker
7,596 Points

Hi Tony, In your CSS you targeted the class main-content by using a period. All you need to do is swap it for the ID selector (#) so your code would read:

#main-content { background-color: lightsteelblue; }

Just a quick change out of ".main-content" for "#main-content"

I hope this solves your problem.

Happy coding!

Raymond Wach
Raymond Wach
7,961 Points

Hi Brenna Leker, it looks like you answered this question as a comment, but it should really be a proper answer. You should copy and paste your comment into the "Add an Answer" textbox at the very bottom of the page so that the thread will show this question has been answered.

Brenna Leker
Brenna Leker
7,596 Points

Thank you Raymond, TDIL :)

2 Answers

Brenna Leker
Brenna Leker
7,596 Points

Brenna Leker 3,769 20h ago Hi Tony, In your CSS you targeted the class main-content by using a period. All you need to do is swap it for the ID selector (#) so your code would read:

main-content { background-color: lightsteelblue; }

Just a quick change out of ".main-content" for "#main-content"

I hope this solves your problem.

Happy coding! Edit Delete

Tony Brown
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Tony Brown
Courses Plus Student 1,134 Points

Thanks Brenna that's awesome i was stuck on that one for a minute! much appreciated.