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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS Test: Changing the Look of a Web Page

I'm stuck on Step 2 of the challenge and don't understand the explanation of making the header color to purple. Show me

Show me what to enter here, I'm stuck

index.html
<!doctype html>
<html>
  <head>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
  </head>
  <body>

    <h1>Welcome to My Web Page!</h1>
    color:purple

  </body>
</html>
styles.css
.h1
  color:purple

1 Answer

Max Senden
Max Senden
23,153 Points

Hi Terry,

You're almost there. The problem lies in your css code. it should be:

h1 {
     color: purple;
}

The h1 is an HTML element, not a class. Therefore you don't have to add a class or id attribute when you target it in CSS.

Hope it helps, Max