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CSS CSS Foundations Selectors Basic Attribute Selectors

I think my code is correct, but it says to set it to darkred. My code: a [title="text"] { color: darkred; }

The challenge says to:

"Create an attribute selector that will target <a> elements with a title attribute. Add a color property with the value darkred."

But after my code it tells me: "Bummer! Please check your attribute selector, make sure the color is set to 'darkred'."


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Attribute Selectors</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
        Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus sed egestas tortor, vel tincidunt dolor.
    <a href="#" title="More!">Duis ut velit faucibus</a>
        Proin orci arcu, dapibus vel faucibus in, commodo in nunc. <a href="#">Vestibulum erat dolor laoreet</a> nec cursus non, luctus ut elit. In sed congue lectus, id ullamcorper massa. <a href="#" title="More!">View more &raquo;</a>
        <input type="text" name="email">
        <input type="submit" name="submit">
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

 a [title="text"] {
    color: darkred;

2 Answers

You are close.

However, your code would only target children of 'a' elements with a title named "text".

This is the solution, which would target only 'a' elements that contain any title

a[title] {
 color: darkred; 

Notice there is no space in a[title] because we want to target anchor elements with a title. The space would cause it to target children of the anchor element.

Here is a codepen that demonstrates this. http://codepen.io/jessecfisher/pen/VYaypj

Thank you Jesse, that fixed it and I also appreciate the reference link to Codepen.

Hi Michael,

Your code is just barely off; need to remove the space between 'a' and '[title="text"]'.

a[title="text"] {
    color: darkred;

Thank you for responding Robert. I have updated the code and it works.