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Jeremy Coleman
Jeremy Coleman
5,449 Points

HTML Form and ID attribute issue

          <form action="" id="contact-me">
            <label for="firstName">First Name</label>
            <input type="text" name="firstName" value="First Name">
      #contact-me {
        background-color: red;

This does not work for some strange reason, however if I switch the id to class, and the id to class selector it works just fine. Although I found a alternative solution, I am a little confused to why the id selector isn't working. Thank you in advance!

2 Answers

Tommaso Poletti
Tommaso Poletti
5,205 Points

Should all work you have nothing wrong.

If you have external CSS controls that you do not overwrite your rule

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,148 Points

Yes it should work fine. I agree with Tommaso, so other rule must be overriding it.