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CSS

Compass Basics Code Challenge Help

So the code challenge is this:

Next, use a mixin to give body a linear-gradient background. Make the start color #3d69b5 and the end color #1a335e.

This is the code I used

/* Write your SCSS code below. */

// Imports
@import "compass/css3"

// Variables


// Page Styles
body {
    @include background-image(linear-gradient(left, right, #3d69b5, #1a335e))
}

I'm getting an error here that isn't making a lot of sense to me, Invalid CSS after "body ": expected selector or at-rule, was "{"

I actually got this same error in the first part of the challenge but fortunately the body tag was not needed for that step so I was able to delete it and pass through. I can't figure out if my code is wrong or if there is something buggy with this code challenge. Any help would be great!

4 Answers

Hayden Taylor
Hayden Taylor
5,076 Points

I can't test your code so I am assuming its because you left out a ;

@include background-image(linear-gradient(left, right, #3d69b5, #1a335e)); <--- I think thats where it goes.

Mohammed Asif Anwar
Mohammed Asif Anwar
5,380 Points

hi i am having problem with this task and this is what i did

Next, use a mixin to give body a linear-gradient background. Make the start color #3d69b5 and the end color #1a335e.

so i did body {@include background(linear-gradient(#3d69b5, #1a335e));}

but it is saying Make sure you're including the correct mixin in the body rule

Hi Mohammed, It took me a while but, my correct code was.

@include background(linear-gradient(#3d69b5, #1a335e));

Not too sure how it's different than yours. Maybe something with the body?

Great catch! Unfortunately I'm still getting the same error even though I added the semi-colon.

Hayden Taylor
Hayden Taylor
5,076 Points

you also need a ; at the import statement.

@import "compass/css3"; <--- right there.

That was it! It's so weird it let me pass that part of the challenge. Thanks!

Hayden Taylor
Hayden Taylor
5,076 Points

np! remember your ;;;;;;;;;