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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Pseudo-Classes

hi, im using pseudo class :link to change the color of unvisited links to orange

So it comes out ok at first but if you click anything everything changes back to default, any ideas?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
a :link {
 color: orange; 
}

a :visited{
 color: green; 
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <p>
      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="#">Find out more</a>
    <div>
      <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 mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
    <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="#">Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">South Lake Tahoe Resorts</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Tahoe Ski Resort Lodging</a></li>
    </ul>
  </body>
</html>

3 Answers

sorry i was now experimenting and forgot to delete; my code is

:link { color: orange; }

thanks i have tried that but its not working do you want to give it a shot maybe im missing something