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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model Padding, Borders, and Margins

Richard Skinner
Richard Skinner
5,839 Points

Having some issues with the coding challenge in the Padding, Borders, and Margins Section

I'm not sure what the issue is, I think its bug in the coding challenge. It says I pass the challeneges, but then backpedals after the last challenge ans says task 2 no longer passes. It seems to pass, as I did what was expected.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.primary-content {
  padding-top: 25px;
  padding-bottom: 95px;
}

.secondary-content {
  padding: 80px 0 70px 0;
  border: 2px dotted lightgrey;
}

.wildlife {
  border-top: 10px solid orange;
  margin-top: 105px;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions 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="#more">Find out more</a>

      <div class="wildlife">
        <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 <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
        </p>
      </div>

            <a href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <div class="secondary-content"> 
      <div>
        <h3>From Tents to Resorts</h3>
        <p>
          Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay. You have the ability to sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax like a king at a five star resort. Here are our top three resorts:
        </p>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#hotels">Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel</a></li>
          <li><a href="#resorts">South Lake Tahoe Resorts</a></li>
          <li><a href="#lodging">Tahoe Ski Resort Lodging</a></li>
        </ul>       
      </div>
      <div>
        <h3>Pack Accordingly</h3>
        <p>
          One of most important things when it comes to traveling through the great outdoors is packing accordingly. Here are a few tips:
        </p>
        <ol>
          <li>Bring layers of clothing</li>
          <li>Pack sunscreen</li>
          <li>Carry extra water just in case</li>
          <li>Pack light</li>
        </ol>
      </div>
        </div><!-- End .secondary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Bryce Watson
Bryce Watson
1,599 Points

It looks like border within your secondary-content class selector is the problem. As it stands, it is setting a border around the entire element, and for this challenge you want it to set one for the border-bottom. Try using the border-bottom property instead. Cheers. :D