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CSS CSS Basics (2014) 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

This is the code I have.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
header span {
  font-size: 26px;
}
.main-content p {  
font-weight: bold;  
} 
p footer span { // p footer span{
color: slategrey;
  }
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>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <p>
      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.
    </p>
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div class="main-content">
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
      <p>
        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.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
    </div>
    <footer>
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,149 Points

The instructions say to "target the paragraph that is a descendant of the footer element", but "p footer span" would target a span which is a descendant of a footer that is a descendant of a paragraph (the target is always the last term in a descendant selector).

So "footer p" would be an optimum selector for this task.