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

I cannot change the color of the header

I tab this but they remain green, when I tab nav a, nothing happen a{ color:#6ab46b; }

header{ background:#6ab46b; border-color:#599a68; }

h1,h2{ color:#fff; }

nav{ background: #599a68; }

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

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Sergi Beltran
Sergi Beltran
18,493 Points

Can you paste your HTML?

James Home
James Home
12,011 Points
nav a, nav a: visited; { color:#fff; }

Looks like you've made a typo adding a ";" after the visited and before the {, which could possibly prevent the browser from understanding the CSS.

Also try removing the space between a: and visited.