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CSS CSS Foundations Advanced Selectors Additional Pseudo-Classes

Create a rule using the selector that targets an element only if its ID matches the hash in a URL.

Give its background color to tomato

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>More Pseudo-classes</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
            <li><a href="#s1">Section 1</a></li>
            <li><a href="#s2">Section 2</a></li>
        <div id="s1">
            <h2>Section 1</h2>
            Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod
            tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam,
            quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex.
        <div id="s2">
            <h2>Section 2</h2>
            Integer laoreet urna ut est cursus nec tristique elit vestibulum. In hac 
            habitasse platea dictumst. Quisque pharetra odio nec urna lobortis sed 
            ultrices dolor posuere. Sed nec nisl id augue congue euismod. 
/* Write your CSS code below */
:root {

Hey MUZ140041 Machona,

If you're having trouble finding the selector to use in this instance, go back to the video and listen to what Guil says starting at about 1:05. He goes over the selector you're looking for in detail. You also should put a semi-colon at the end of your property declarations, because adding other properties to your selector without giving them semi-colons will cause the CSS to not load properly i.e.

:root {
   background-color: lightblue; /* Added semi-colon */

If you can't pass the challenge with the code you come up with, post back here and we will help you out.

I don't want to give you the answer straightaway because we don't learn anything that way. :)

Wayne Priestley
Wayne Priestley
19,579 Points

You also need to set the colour to tomato, not lightblue.


The first part of the challenge is, in fact, to set the background-color property of the :root element to lightblue.

1 Answer

Brendon Conradie
Brendon Conradie
3,130 Points

You have to use a CSS3 pseudo selector to turn the link's background color into another color namely tomato. I find the selector in question to not be too useful, not too fond of the jumpiness which is the default behaviour, but it's totally acceptable from a users stand point. Although you could certainly use some animations to highlight the area that you have targeted :)