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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors Extending Selectors


hallenge Task 1 of 3

Style the class .animals to have a background of #369. Use "extend" to apply those styles to a new class, .dogs.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Sass Basics - Code Challenge</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page-style.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
  <div class="animals">
  <div class="dogs">
  <div class="message_box">
    My favorite animals are: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog" target="_blank">Dogs!</a>
/* Write your SCSS code below. */
.animals {
@extend %dogs;
background: #369;

2 Answers

Colin Bell
Colin Bell
29,679 Points

Style the animals class first:

/* Write your SCSS code below. */
.animals {
  background: #369;

Then extend the animals class in dogs:

.dogs {
  @extend .animals;

Here is the correct answer

First we define the class animals below

.animals { background-color: #369; }

Then we extend it within the class dog, as shown below

.dogs { @extend .animals; }

Thank you & happy coding :)