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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Advanced Sass Concepts Interpolating and if/else

i dont know what to do

Underneath the previous code, store the value morning in a variable named $time. Then write an if/else directive that will color all <a> tags. If the variable $time is equal to morning, the color should be red. Otherwise, if the variable is afternoon, the color should be blue. Finally, if the variable is set to anything else, the color should be gray.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <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">
  <div class="wrap">
    <h1>Hampton's Blog</h1>
    <ul id="menu">
      <li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">About Hampton</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Hampton's Work</a></li>
    <div class="entry">
      <h1>Delicious Food in SF</h1>
      <div class="content">
          You know what my favorite restaurant in San Francisco is? The answer is that there are so many great restaurants that I couldn't choose one. But honorable mentions include Mr. Chow's, Live Sushi and Piccino. 
          <a href="/info.html">Read More</a>
    <div class="entry">
      <h1>Great Music</h1>
        <div class="content">
              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="/info.html">Read More</a>
@mixin cars($make, $color) {

.#{$make} { 
border: 1px solid black;
background-image : url("#{$color}.png"); } /* This line is correct */

1 Answer

Tobias Helmrich
Tobias Helmrich
31,602 Points

Hey Joshua,

good job until here! :)

In the last challenge you have to set the variable $time to the value morning.

Then you have to set the color of all anchor elements depending on the value of the variable $time. To do this you have to use an @if directive where you check if the variable is morning and if it's morning you set the anchor's color to red, followed by an @else if statement where you check if the variable's value is afternoon and if it is set the color to blue and an @else statement for every other value of $time where you set the color of the anchor elements to gray.

Here is a way how you could do it:

$time: morning;

a {
    @if $time == morning {
      color: red;
    } @else if $time == afternoon {
      color: blue;
    } @else {
      color: gray;

I hope that helps, if you have further questions feel free to ask! :) Good luck!