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how do i set the color of the h1 element to green

i forgot how to set the color of the h1 element to green

4 Answers

Gurpeer Duhra
Gurpeer Duhra
4,205 Points

If you want the font color to be green, it should be like this

h1 {

color:green;

}

Elijah Gartin
Elijah Gartin
13,182 Points

This will go in your css file.

If you're using <style> inside of your <head> element, then it should go inside there.

The formatting that Gurpeer Duhra used is generally best especially as you start adding more styling to an element it will be easier to read and debug.

Thanks!

h1 { color: green; }

h1 { color: green; }