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

Michal Majewski
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Michal Majewski
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Hi Guys, Have you had problem with this task, I used :link pseudoclass but it doesnt work.

: link { color: darkorange }

style.css
:link {
  color: darkorange
}
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

Ryan Groom
Ryan Groom
18,604 Points

Michal Majewski pseudo classes have to be used on top of classes, elements, ids, etc. So you have to put either "a:link" or if you want the styles to apply to all links that have the class name "blue-links" it would be ".blue-links:link". I hope this helps, let me know if you need clarification.