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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors The Power of Mixins

Charlotte Humphery
Charlotte Humphery
8,498 Points

Code Error with Mixin color on Task 2...?

Having completed Task 1 correctly, I keep getting an error message on Task 2.

Error message: 'Color should be #369'

I have specified the #369 color in the @include - I don't understand why this isn't working?


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Sass Basics - Code Challenge</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page-style.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
  <h1>Hampton's Blog</h1>
  <a class="menu_button" href="#">
  <div class="entry">
    <h1>Great Music</h1>
      <div class="content">
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            <a href="#">Read More</a>
/* Write your SCSS code below. */
@mixin button($color, $size) {
  background: $color;
  width: $size;
  height: $size / 2;

.menu-button {
  @include button(#369, 50px)

1 Answer

26,543 Points

Hi Charlotte, seems like a typo error!

check this out: https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/sass-code-challenge-power-of-mixins

answer: Tom Bedford 12,550 over 1 year ago ".menu_button" and ".menu-button" are not the same :)

Charlotte Humphery
Charlotte Humphery
8,498 Points

Omg, I spent about 30 minutes trying to work out what I was doing wrong!! Thank you!