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CSS The Selectors Solution

change background color of submit button when active.

Change the background color of the submit button when active.

i Know its wrong but i cant seem to get closer

.subscribe input a:active { color: orange; }

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,574 Points

This selector is looking for an active link inside an "input" element which is inside something having a class of "subscribe". Without even looking at the HTML an obvious error is that "input" elements cannot have anything inside them.

The solution shown at about 1:35 in the video is:

input[type="submit"]:active {
    background: firebrick;

awesome, thank you!