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CSS CSS Transitions and Transforms Getting Started with CSS Transitions Transitioning Multiple Properties

Jason Brown
Jason Brown
9,626 Points

Challenge not working?

It keeps saying: "make sure you're writing the code in the .content declaration. Am I missing something? This is my code: .content { color: white; background: black; transition-duration: 1s; transition-property: background, color; }

.invert:checked ~ .content { color: #fff; background: #373737; }

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.content {
  color: white;
  background: black;
  transition-duration: 1s;
  transition-property: background, color;

.invert:checked ~ .content {
    color: #fff;
    background: #373737;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>CSS Transitions</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans:400,300,600,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <div class="container clearfix">

        <input type="checkbox" id="invert" class="invert"><label for="invert">Invert Colors</label>

        <div class="content">
            <h2>Bear claw</h2>
            <p>Wafer apple pie sugar plum lollipop jelly-o croissant. Jelly beans bear claw fruitcake sugar plum. Bear claw oat cake croissant powder pie sweet roll powder gummies. Chocolate apple pie pudding pie sesame snaps. Danish wafer chupa chups apple pie. Gingerbread pastry candy canes. Pie bonbon candy chocolate cake dessert.</p>


2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,574 Points

:point_right: You did a bit more than the task asked for.

Task 1 says: "Write a declaration that will transition only the color and background values of .content."

Note that it doesn't say anything about setting intial color or background values, just to write the code needed to transition them.

That hint given with the "Bummer" message is a bit misleading.

Steven Can u write it for me pliz

Jason Brown
Jason Brown
9,626 Points

Haha, whoops. Good call. All good now. Thanks!