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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

Can't manage with this task, tried different ways

How to add <span> into INTRO?

<!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>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> 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 href="#more">Find out more</a>
    <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>
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 32px;
 .intro > span {
font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

6 Answers

Milan Pankhania
Milan Pankhania
3,734 Points

Building on what Adam has said above, this is what you need to do. Currently your CSS is selecting like this:

.intro > span

Change this to:

.intro span

Remove the > and it will work. The challenge has a bug.

It helped! Thank you so much!!!

Seems like the challenge doesn't like the use of the child combinator ( > ). Try selecting the span element using a different tactic.

Let me know if this helps here

Thanks, but it didn't help ((

How did you change the code ?

I used ( , ) and ( : ) insted of ( > ), but it does not work

Try using this doc to help you


Let me know if this helps here

Does not work. It says " Make sure you are selecting the SPAN element nested inside intro". but when I put it inside it doesn't work either.

That error just means it still doesn't like your css. What does your css rule look like now?

The same. I will leave this task for later. Appreciate your help!