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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

How do I select the span element that is nested inside 'intro'?

I can change the look of the span using a new .class, but I can't seem to pass the quiz ๐Ÿ˜‚

Can you look at my CSS and see where I have made a mistake? Thank you!

<!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>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span class="stand-out">breathtaking attractions</span> 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 href="#more">Find out more</a>
    <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>
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
    font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;
.stand-out {
        font-weight: bold;
        font-style: italic;

2 Answers

Aakash Srivastava
Aakash Srivastava
5,415 Points

Hey Elizabeth McCowan , what you are doing is also correct . But in the quiz you have to use the descendent selectors .
This is how you select any element inside a class :

.intro span{
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

This descendant selector will match all span elements(although there is only one) which are under the .intro class, because each of those elements has a .intro element as its ancestor.

Hope it helped :)
All the best

Thank you!