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JavaScript CSS Selectors Quickstart Pseudo-classes and Combinators Pseudo-classes Challenge

James Draper
James Draper
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 2,323 Points

Hi , could someone please help as to why my code isn't working? Thanks

Hi , could someone please help as to why my code isn't working? Thanks

style.css
a:link {
color:darkorange;

}

a:visited{
color:firebrick;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Pseudo-classes Challenge</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      <h2>Journey Through the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Nevada_(U.S.)">Sierra Nevada Mountains</a></h2>
      <p><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tahoe">Lake Tahoe</a> is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California">California</a>. 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>
    </header>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

note sure why this is listed as javascript, but anyway.

It seems to work fine, however as for the challenge, it seems to only pass if you add a space after the colon (:) like this

a:link {
color:darkorange;

}

a:visited{
color: firebrick;
}

why it behaves like that i'm not sure.