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CSS How to Make a Website Customizing Colors and Fonts Write Hexadecimal Colors

Tony Miller
Tony Miller
982 Points

Following along, having small issue...

In this challenge, I was able to follow along except on one small detail, I am unable to get the footer color to change to gray from black.

I placed the div in the right place I think, between header and section, and the closing div between footer and body, but the text color keeps coming out black.

Entered the css like so for the body element as prescribed...

"body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }"

Where else in the code could this discrepancy lie? I can show any sections requested for troubleshooting. I'm using Dreamweaver CS6 for the project and using my own images/colors/link names. Haaalp.

2 Answers

Try to debug this with the Developer Tools in Chrome, just select the element (using the loupe) that is black and look for the rule that is setting the color to black.

Tony Miller
Tony Miller
982 Points

Haha! I found the problem!

I was editing a css file that wasn't even linked to the html file so, of course, none of my changes were being applied during initial troubleshooting. Oops. -_-

Thank you for your help!