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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Descendant Selectors

Create a descendant selector that targets the span inside the header element. Add a font-size property and set the value

Not sure what I'm missing in my code. Can you please advise?

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.title {
font-size: 26px;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div class="main-content">
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
        As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>

4 Answers

The instructions ask you to use a descendant selector. You have used a class. There is no need to modify the html unless the challenge asks you to do so.

Justin Nguyen
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Justin Nguyen
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 13,005 Points

You don't have to change the HTML or give the span a class. Remember, you can select an element in CSS by simply calling the element in your CSS file. To target the <span> ele inside of the <header> you just do:

header span {font-size: 16px;}

Abdishakur Ali
Abdishakur Ali
1,564 Points

header span { font-size: 26px; }

Milan Pankhania
Milan Pankhania
3,734 Points

Does this help?

.main-header .title {
font-size: 26px;