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CSS Enhancing Design with CSS Background Images Background Images

chance armbruster
chance armbruster
4,758 Points

I get to step 4 of my little background image quiz and I type in center / cover, it says bummer and talks about the URL.

And won't allow me to continue to the next step. I have typed it shorthand, non-shorthand. All which way, please help.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.wildlife {
background: url("img/bear.jpg")
center / cover
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <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.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
          As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

1 Answer

Mark Sebeck
Mark Sebeck
Treehouse Moderator 29,715 Points

Hey Chance. The error is bad but I think its because the compiler is confused with " / cover". First of all you need a semicolon after "center". I'd probably put all that on one line like this

background: url("img/bear.jpg") no-repeat center;

Now you are right you need to use cover. But read the question it tells you that you need to use the background-size property. So something like

background-size: cover;

Keep at it Chance. CSS isn't easy. Best of Luck!