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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Gradients

Avi Barit
Avi Barit
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 5,236 Points

Hi guys. .main-header{ background-image: linear-gradient(to top, steelblue 0%, darkslateblue 90%); } not working.

The code I've entered is, as far as I can tell, what is needed. However the challenge that I need to set the second breakpoint value to darkslateblue.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
  background-image: linear-gradient(to top, steelblue 0%, darkslateblue 90%);
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <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.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

3 Answers

Hi Avi, Try taking out the 0% after your first color stop. That worked when I tried to replicate the issue you're running into.

Good luck!

Jonathan Terman
Jonathan Terman
11,107 Points

Also, make sure that there is not space between the coma and the colors, it might be a bug with the program that checks for the answer.

Iwan Morgan
Iwan Morgan
11,257 Points

Happened to me as well, don't leave spaces between the elements and the brackets. It should read like this :

Background-image: linear-gradient(to top, steelblue, darkslateblue 90%);

Writing it like that made it work for me.