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CSS CSS Basics Basic Selectors Descendant Selectors

Finally, target the paragraph that is a descendant of the footer element. Add a color property and set the value to slat

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.header span {
  font-size: 26px; 

.main-content p {
font-weight: bold; 

.please-help {
  color: slate*grey;

p span {
   color: lightblue;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> 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 href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div class="main-content">
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>  

        As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of mink, bears, and Bald eagles.

      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
      <p class="please-help"> All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

Are you sure the link above points to the right challenge? This code looks like it may be for a different one.

But assuming it's correct, there are a few issues here:

  • task 1 asks to target the header element instead of a class named "header"
  • task 2 asks you to target an unordered list instead of a paragraph
  • task 2 also asks for a change to the background color instead of the font weight
  • task 3 asks you to target "the paragraph that is a descendant of the footer"
  • there's a typo in "slate*grey", it should just be slategrey
  • there are no instructions that ask for a span target, or to color anything lightblue