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CSS CSS Selectors Selectors - Beyond the Basics Combinators Challenge

Bryce Chua
Bryce Chua
5,429 Points

Code Challenge Task 2: Selectors - Beyond the Basics

Am I missing out something here? Please help, thanks in advance!

It looks like we need to decrease the space between h2 elements and the paragraph that immediately follows. Create a new selector that targets p elements that are adjacent siblings of an h2. Then, set the top margin to .5em.

Bummer! Are you setting the correct 'margin-top' value?

.main-nav > li {
  margin-left: 20px;

.h2 + p {
  margin-top: .5em;
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito:400,300' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="base.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  <header class="main-header">
    <h1>My Blog</h1>
    <ul class="main-nav">
      <li><a href="#">About Me</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">My Work</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Get In Touch</a></li>
    <div class="main">
        <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut et feugiat libero. Cras ut fermentum nisi. Nullam mattis, ipsum commodo laoreet volutpat, augue eros ornare lorem, eu interdum leo massa a nibh.</p>
        <p>In vel semper lorem. Pellentesque in quam pulvinar, fringilla justo ac, accumsan ante. Etiam in malesuada lacus.</p>

        <div class="post">
            <h2>Post Heading</h2>
            <p>Nulla eu vestibulum mauris. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Integer blandit ex velit, vitae consequat quam viverra at... <a href="#">read more &raquo;</a></p>
        <div class="post">
            <h2>Post Heading</h2>
            <p>Aliquam cursus tempor molestie. Phasellus nec mattis elit. Sed fringilla laoreet magna, sodales vulputate leo auctor eu. Cras scelerisque laoreet faucibus. Proin cursus, metus... <a href="#">read more &raquo;</a></p>

9 Answers

h2 is a Tag, not a class :) . remove the dot before the h2 rule

cool you all ok .

.main-nav > li { display:inline-block; margin-left: 20px; }

.h2 + p { margin-top: .5em; }

28,736 Points

Yes, Ayoub is right !

Bryce Chua
Bryce Chua
5,429 Points

It works fine now. Thank you!

h2 is not a class ,i realised that too ..had made a mistake

Aungkul Aungkulwattanachai@gmail.com
Aungkul Aungkulwattanachai@gmail.com
6,317 Points

Hi guys ,

I am just wondering is that h2 + p and p + h2 is that the same ??

Thank you

.h2 + p { margin-top: .5em; }