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CSS

Timothy Winters
Timothy Winters
12,926 Points

Finishing the CSS ID Selector

My code for this example is #copyright {border-top:8px solid:#2A0400;} and I keep getting the error about not having the ID selected. It turns the #copyright selector purple when I type it in the editor. Is it supposed to do that?

2 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Timothy Winters - You are missing a space between your property and your value also you have unnecessary colon in the middle of your value.

Here's a quick refresher on the anatomy of a CSS selector.

I think you are referring to the "Code Challenge" at the end of the "Styling Content" section: I got stuck there too because even though I write the code correctly (even comparing it to the one in the video), it keeps saying that to select an ID I need to use the pound sign. I will be glad to know if it's a problem in the page or if I'm doing something wrong.

Thanks in advance.

PS: I leave a screenshot so you can see what I'm saying. I tried to look for the forum rules but I couldn't find it; I don't know if you can post images, so sorry if I did something forbidden. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5k0ky0x8b927em2/Screenshot%202013-11-05%2019.45.02.png

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Alan Vazquez -

You forgot to specify the type of border in this case solid.

Thank you very much!!! For a moment I thought I could place a border without needing to specify the type of border. Thank you very much, James!