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CSS How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Add Style to the Page

Noel Alex
Noel Alex
46 Points

CSS -

I tried this exercise but change the color from blue to red. I preview it and it still shoed blue.

Jeff Lemay
Jeff Lemay
14,266 Points

Please post your code so we can help you.

There is a link to the Markdown Cheatsheet that will show you how to format your code quote.

Noel Alex
Noel Alex
46 Points

Hi Jeff, I appreciate your help but how do you post it (sorry for the ignorance)?

two lines under any text put three ` (upper left of keyboard) followed by the language with no spaces in between. Start your quote on the next line. On the line after your quote put three more `.

so: ```css

[quote]

```

Noel Alex
Noel Alex
46 Points

Ted, appreciate your help too. I follow Nick Pettit instruction on CSS but change my style color to Red (instead of Blue). When I preview my work, it showed "Blue Text" still. I can't make out what you are trying to tell me.

4 Answers

Ok, thank you for the snapshot. A quote would not have worked. Your code is correct, but you are seeing the index.html, not practice. Add this to the index.html after the h1 tag.

<a href="practice.html">Practice Location</a>

Follow that link and you will see your practice page and a nice red h1. Sites default to showing index.html, and that is what Workspaces does.

I figured this out by taking your shapshot and forking it into a space I can preview. Then I viewed source on the preview and saw that it was the color: blue code from index. I added the link to test and it worked. Here is a snapshot from my fork for you to practice converting to a workspace you can use. I didn't know about this for months after joining Treehouse.

https://w.trhou.se/l9718incid

I am sure we can help you, but we need to see the code. It looks like your do not have h1 tags around your name (based on the email of what you took down). But we have to see the code to really answer the question. I posted how to quote it. You can also send a link to your workspace fork snapshot, which can be made from the buttons on the top right part of your workspace.

Noel Alex
Noel Alex
46 Points

here it is - http://w.trhou.se/d0r5j9jwue Note: "index.html" is my actual work "practice.html" is where i practice with the change

Noel Alex
Noel Alex
46 Points

Ted, thank you for your help. I'll go check to see where I went wrong.

Thanks again!

no problem. You really didn't do anything wrong. You just didn't understand how the preview function works and how to see what you did. I wasn't sure I was right until I tested it on your fork, so don't feel bad. I bet most students don't understand the nuances of your problem.