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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors The Power of Mixins

How to code challenge: Use the mixin on a class called .menu_button. Set the background color to be #369 and size 50px

This is a question is from the course Sass Basics of Web designing under Stage 2 on the step of The Power of Mixins. It says: Using the mixin on a class called .menu_button. Set the background color to be #369 and size to be 50px.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Sass Basics - Code Challenge</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page-style.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Hampton's Blog</h1>
  <a class="menu_button" href="#">
    Menu
  </a>
  <div class="entry">
    <h1>Great Music</h1>
      <div class="content">
        <p>
            Here are some of my favorite bands from years past and present: Belle and Sebastian, Pixies, and Daft Punk. Listening to music allows me to focus when I'm programming. 
            <a href="#">Read More</a>
        </p>
    </div>
  </div>
</body>
</html>
style.scss
/* Write your SCSS code below. */
@mixin button ($color, $size){
background:$color;
width:$size;
height:$size/2;
}

.menu_button{
background-color:#369;
@mixin{ 
size:50px;
}
}

2 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,650 Points

Hi Previledge Moyo,

As Guil explained we can call mixins via @include followed the name of the mixin which in this case is button, to put this into practice we can use the below Sass code.

.menu_button {
  @include button(#369, 50px);
}

I recommend you go back and watch Introducing Mixins to gain a better understanding of them as they will become more familiar to you the more you practice using them.

Happy coding!

The correct answer is:

.menu_button { @include button(#369, 50px) }

Thank you :)