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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Styling the "Wildlife" div with Background Properties

How can i target a picture in CSS?

I have tried everything and this code seems not to work. (It doesn't work in my work space either as I cannot set the picture to the header. )

.wildlife { background: url ('img/bear.jpg'); }

Do I need to add anything in HTML to make it work?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <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 class="wildlife">
        <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 <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
        </p>
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
  </body>
</html>

You need to add an <img> tag wherever you want the picture to be placed and then you can give it an ID and then add that selector in your css file:

html:

<img id="mypic" src="myimage.jpg" alt="My Image">

CSS:

#mypic{
  attributes go here
}

2 Answers

Hey Beata, It's so simple.Add some height and width to your CSS class.It will work.

Example: .wildlife { background: url ('img/bear.jpg'); background-repeat:no-repeat;[For remove repeating your images] height:200px; width:250px; }

Happy coding!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

:point_right: Actually, your only problem is the space between "url" and parentheses "(" following it.

:x: .wildlife { background: url ('img/bear.jpg'); }
:white_check_mark: .wildlife { background: url('img/bear.jpg'); }