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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) Make It Beautiful With CSS Test: Styling by Element and Class

Give the paragraph a border that is 4px wide, solid and red

I've tried several variations that I've found on similar questions, however, I keep getting the error "You need to set the border color for <p> elements to red."

What am I doing wrong?

<!doctype html>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">

    <p class="main-pg">My amazing website</p>

  .main-pg { 
    border: 4px solid red;

2 Answers

Andreas Nyström
Andreas Nyström
8,887 Points

Your html is right. However, you don't close your css and you have opening and closing brackets around your css class.

The only thing you need is just the css for that specific class, like this:

.main-pg {
  border: 4px solid red;

That worked! Thank you so much!

you shouldn't have the opening and closing brackets around your css class.