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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

Abz Man
Abz Man
6,702 Points

Create a new rule that targets the span element inside .intro. Give the span element a bold font weight and an italic fo

Unsure where to insert the span element and how to target it.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro"> 
      <span>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="#more">Find out more</a>
    <footer class="main-footer">
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;
  .span {
font-weight: bold;
    font-family: italic

3 Answers

Brent Palmer
Brent Palmer
8,779 Points

You need to use the class intro and then specifically target the span after it so

.intro span { font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; }

this lets you specifically target any span elements inside the intro class

Abz Man
Abz Man
6,702 Points

Thank you!! Iโ€™ll get this done. Appreciate your help.

Best success in your own studies.

Thank you. What should HTML look like? I added a class= but it still didn't work. I keep getting a response to not use a class in the CSS.

Abz Man
Abz Man
6,702 Points

Okay, so if you have a look at my HTLM section in the pictures above, there is a <p class="intro"> make sure its the same as that. that is the first challenge. and then head to the stylesheet and insert: .intro { font-size: 1.25em; line-height: 1.6; } and then .intro span { font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; } and this should take you to the last challenge. i hope this helps, as i just re-did this challenge to make sure and it works.

I keep getting stuck on these challenges. Will someone please help me see what I am doing wrong here?

.intro { font-size: 1.25em; line-height: 1.6; } .intro span { font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; }

Abz Man
Abz Man
6,702 Points

your code looks fine, and that is pretty much what you have to do to get past the challenges. Is your HTML section correct tho?