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CSS How to Make a Website Customizing Colors and Fonts Use Classes in CSS

Zacery Tank
Zacery Tank
1,054 Points

I applied the hover state for the navigation just like the code on the video but it does not work. Does anybody know why

CSS hover effect

Scott Easter
Scott Easter
7,148 Points

You will have to post your code in order to for us to take a look at it

4 Answers

Double check your spelling and indentation, it should be able to work. I included both the CSS and HTML code of how it should look in your editor.

HTML | index.html

<li> <a href="index" class="selected">Portfolio</a> </li>

CSS | main.css

nav a.selected, nav a:hover { color:#66cc99; }

Zacery Tank
Zacery Tank
1,054 Points

Here is my HTML code

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Zacery Tank | Web Developer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Zacery Tank</h1> <h2>Web Developer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html" class="selected">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> <ul> <li> <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""> <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""> <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt=""> <p>Trying to create an 80's style of glows.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt=""> <p>Drips created using Photoshop brushes.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes using repetition.</p> </a> </li>

    <img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt"Twitter Logo">
    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/zacery.tank">
      <img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt"Facebook Logo">
    <p>&copy; 2014 Zacery Tank</p>

</body> </html>

Here is CSS

a { text-decoration: none; }

wrapper {

max-width: 940px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 0 5%; }

logo {

text-align: center; margin: 0; }

a { color: #6ab47b; }

header { background: #6ab47b; border-color: #599a68; }

h1, h2 { color: #fff; }

nav { background: #599a68; }

nav a, nav a:visited { color: #fff; }

nav a.selected, nav a.hover { color: #32673f; }

body { background-color: #fff; color: #999; }

Thank you for responding

Scott Easter
Scott Easter
7,148 Points

I think you need to change the nav a.hover to a nav a:hover (not a period).

Zacery Tank
Zacery Tank
1,054 Points

That worked.

Thank you very much Scott