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JavaScript CSS Selectors Quickstart CSS Selector Basics Basic Selectors Challenge

In the file index.html, give the <footer> element an ID value of main-footer.

Can someone lease help me with the answer to the question: In the file index.html, give the <footer> element an ID value of main-footer. My answer: <footer id = "main-footer"> is wrong.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
h1 {font-size: 62px;}
img {margin-bottom: 20px;}
div {padding: 15px;}
footer {margin-top: 40px;}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Basic Selectors Challenge</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="foggy mountains">
    </header>
    <div>
      <h2>Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</h2>
      <p>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>
    </div>
    <footer id="main-footer">
      All rights reserved to the state of California.
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

5 Answers

You set the id in the index.html file right. It's the second part of the task that is wrong. You need to select the footer in your CSS by the id you just created.

I changed my ID answer to “main-footer” and I am still getting it wrong. What is the right answer?

id selectors begin with a hash #

Got it, thank you!

Something is not working in my code using the # for ID:

footer {

margin-top: 40px; }