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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Gradients

CSS Basic Challenge Task 4: Set the second color stop's position to 90%. Then, add the value that sets the gradient

the gradient direction from bottom to top.

Bummer error: again!

My answer: /* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.main-header{ font-size: 100px; }

.main-header{ background-image: linear-gradient(bottom to top,steelblue,darkslateblue 90%); }

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.main-header{
  font-size: 100px;
}

.main-header{
  background-image: linear-gradient(bottom to top,steelblue,darkslateblue 90%);
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

        <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.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
  </body>
</html>

4 Answers

Brad Forsyth
Brad Forsyth
9,420 Points

Hi Steven,

Thanks for the feed back, I did eventually get this figured out but it's good to know there's people willing to take the time to help.

Thanks again, Brad

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

When specifying a direction, you only list the destination point. So you won't need the word "bottom".

Okay. Thanks.

Brad Forsyth
Brad Forsyth
9,420 Points

The bottom to top gradient should be expressed as '0deg'

.main-header{ background-image: linear-gradient(0deg, steelblue, darkslateblue 90%); }

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

That's another way, and it works too, but "to top" will also do it.