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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS Test: Changing the Look of a Web Page

Vygandas Razhas
PLUS
Vygandas Razhas
Courses Plus Student 2,422 Points

How do you change the header to the color purple.

I am trying to change the color of the header brackets to purple.

index.html
<!doctype html>
<html>
  <head>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
  </head>
  <body>

    <h1>Welcome to My Web Page!<color=#800080> </h1>

  </body>
</html>
styles.css

Vygandas Razhas
Vygandas Razhas
Courses Plus Student 2,422 Points

<h1 {font color: purple}>........................ </h> for the basic color purple.

2 Answers

Hi Vygandas,

Looks like you're trying to add some inline style to your header tag. The syntax you are looking for is

<h1 style="color: #800080">Welcome to My Web Page!</h1>

If you are instead trying to style your header through the use of a separate CSS file you would instead use

h1 {
    color: purple;
}

For both of these options, make sure you delete the <color=#800080> you have written in your markup.