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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Text Shadows and Box Shadows

Kenneth Simpson
Kenneth Simpson
1,162 Points

I don't really know what I am doing wrong?

I am on task 4 of this code challenge but I can not seem to get passed it? I am not sure what I am doing wrong with my code. Thanks.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31;
}

.title {
  text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740;
}

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa;
  box-shadow: inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

3 Answers

Luke DePass
Luke DePass
6,843 Points

Hi Kenneth,

Your issue is coming from your double use of the box-shadow property:

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa;
  box-shadow: inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}

The second declaration actually overwrites the first one rather than applying them both. I think what you want to do is separate the values with a comma and apply it to one property, like this:

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa, inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}

I hope this clears things up for you!

Jesus Mendoza
Jesus Mendoza
23,274 Points

Instead declaring 2 box-shadow properties, separate the 2 values with comas.