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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Gradients

Jonavan Helom
Jonavan Helom
2,593 Points

it keep saying something else

how did I went wrong, I listen to instructions. it keep saying, "Oops! It looks like Task 3 is no longer passing."

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-header {
 background-image: linear-gradient(bottom to top, steelblue, darkslateblue 90%);  
}
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 id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <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.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,968 Points

The message might be misleading, but it's caused by a syntax error.

Normally syntax errors get blamed on task 1, I have no idea why it says task 3. But here are the real issues:

  • the syntax for a direction is "to <side-or-corner>", so it would not start with "bottom"
  • the first stop does not need a distance or percentage, it is 0 by default
Tray Denney
PLUS
Tray Denney
Courses Plus Student 12,884 Points

Heya! You were very close but there is a slight syntax error in the way you set a linear gradient from bottom to top. To go from bottom to top you would want to do something like this:

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.main-header {
 background-image: linear-gradient(to top, steelblue, darkslateblue 90%);  
}

"to top" implies that it is moving from the bottom to the top and there is no need to add "bottom to top". Hope this helps :D