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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Text Shadows and Box Shadows

Creating an inner box-shadow?

I'm attempting to create an inner box shadow for the 3rd .main-header selector. For whatever reason, it's not working. I've gone back in the videos three times, and even looked at the teachers notes where the answer was basically posted. It says to put a comma after the initial properties. When I did this, it throws the error "It looks like Task 3 is no longer valid"

Can someone explain to me what the problem is? If you need more clarification let me know.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31; 


.title {
text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740;

.main-header {
box-shadow: 0 2px 5px #aaa,
                          inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;

<!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 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions 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 class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <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>

2 Answers

Brian Jensen
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Brian Jensen
Treehouse Staff

Your understanding of box-shadow is actually perfect.

The only problem with your code is that somehow between task 3 to task 4 the blur radius of the .main-header's first box-shadow got changed from a 15 to a 5. Task 3 requires the 15 so that is why it is why it is saying Task 3 is no longer valid.

So just change the 5 back to a 15 and it should pass :)

.main-header {
box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa, /* this line */
                          inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;

Thanks so much for the help! I got it.