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CSS CSS Selectors Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes Substring Matching Attribute Selectors Challenge

CSS: background-color working, but not apply to text?

I have a class and i'm trying to apply color to text. It's working for background, but not color property:

style.css
.si {
  color: yellow;
  background-color: #00ae9e;
}

2 Answers

james south
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james south
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color would typically be applied to a text element contained in the larger element with the background color. is there a p or other text to which color should apply?

I got it! I had to apply specificity -

.si > a {
  color: #00ae9e;
}