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CSS CSS Foundations Selectors Using Combinators in Selectors

Vladimir Miletic
Vladimir Miletic
6,201 Points

Create a child selector to target the anchor element that is a direct child of the div. Set its color to green and font

if anyone knows how to do this?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>More Selectors</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css2-main-style.css" type="text/css" media="screen">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" media="screen">
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Combinators</h1>
    <div>
        <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nunc pulvinar consequat tortor, nec venenatis erat elementum scelerisque. Curabitur sit amet risus nisi. Aenean aliquet euismod augue at viverra. Ut varius arcu in.</p>
        <a href="#">Lorem iaculis ullamco.</a>
        <h2>Donec tempor sodales</h2>
        <p>Sed tincidunt rutrum enim, vitae pharetra justo suscipit a. Nam eu egestas risus. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nam tempor, augue quis.</p>
        <a href="#">Donec eget lorem id nisi.</a>
        <p>Sed sit amet nulla elit, vel lacinia nisi. Donec eget lorem id nisi vehicula auctor id et dui. Etiam aliquet aliquet sem in rutrum. Cras posuere pharetra <a href="#">sem vitae egestas</a>.</p>
    </div>
</body>
</html>
style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

1 Answer

Clinton Hopgood
Clinton Hopgood
7,825 Points
div a {
  color: green; 
  font-weight: bold;
}

This passes but it shouldn't. This targets all descendant links of the div including the link inside the paragraph.

For direct children you should use the direct child combinator >

div > a

Then if you check the preview, the link inside the paragraph will not be green but the other 2 links will be.