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

can't solve challenge tsk 4 0f 4

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

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

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

.main-header {
    box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa;
    box-shadow: inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}
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 id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

        <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.
            </p>
            <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>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>
Cindy Lea
Cindy Lea
Courses Plus Student 6,497 Points

If I remember this exercise correctly (I had trouble at first too!), you need to combine it on one line. You have this:

box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa; box-shadow: inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;

Try: box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa, inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

When you add another property with the same within a rule (or in any subsequent rule with the same specificity that targets the same element), the latter rule overrides the first. It's like the first one isn't there at all.

But the remedy was contained in the challenge itself, when it said, "Just like the text-shadow property the box-shadow can take multiple comma-separated values to add additional shadows to the same element."

So as Cynthia suggested, you need to create a single property with multiple values, like this:

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

It could also be on one line like Cynthia's example.