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CSS Code Challenge...give footer id= main-footer a top margin of 40px. Where am I going wrong?

my code

main-footer {

margin-top: 40px;

}

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
h1 {
  font-size: 62px;
}
img {
  margin-bottom: 20px; 
}
div {
  padding: 15px; 
}
#main-footer {
  margin-top: 40px; 
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Basic Selectors Challenge</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="foggy mountains">
    </header>
    <div>
      <h2>Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</h2>
      <p>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>
    </div>
    <footer>
      All rights reserved to the state of California.
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

I'm not sure what the first part of your code above style.css is for but it shouldn't be there. The instructions state:

In the file index.html, give the <footer> element an ID value of main-footer

You haven't added the id to your html