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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors ID and Class Selectors

In the style sheet, target main-header with a class selector. Then, add a background-color property and set the value to

In the style sheet, target main-header with a class selector. Then, add a background-color property and set the value to orange.

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   class=main-header>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <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>
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div>
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
      <p>
        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 mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
style.css
main-header{

  background-color:orange;

}

2 Answers

You also forgot to put quotes :-) It should be <header class="main-header">.

Class should be selected in CSS with a dot at the beginning. .main-header {background-color: orange;}. Thanks.

iuliana sagaidak
iuliana sagaidak
4,797 Points

1. <body> <header class= main-header>

2. .main-header { background-color: orange; }

You only loose a point before class. In css we always add a point before a class.