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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Text Shadows and Box Shadows

How can I add an additional inner box-shadow value to a single element?

As pertaining to the question four on the box-shadow quiz...

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-heading{
  text-shadow:0px 0px 5px #be7b31;

}
   .title{
     text-shadow:1px 3px 0 #e59740;
   }
.main-header{
  box-shadow:0px 2px 15px #aaa, inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}
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 id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

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

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Oliver Gibbs
Oliver Gibbs
9,771 Points

The syntax for adding a second box shadow is just to separate them with commas, which seems to be what you've already done here :

.main-header{
  box-shadow:0px 2px 15px #aaa, inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}

I would expect that to render an #aaa color shadow outside, and a firebrick shadow inside the main-header. Is it not working as expected or are you trying to put a shadow somewhere else? I can't remember that quiz exactly sorry.