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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model Padding, Borders, and Margins

Aline Pauwels
Aline Pauwels
7,353 Points

It's a bug ?

I don't understand why the task it's no Okay for the border-top : "Next, give the .wildlife div a solid, orange top border that's 10px wide." My code is ok and the task say : "bummer"...

Can you help me ? Thanks !

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.primary-content {
  padding-top : 25px;
  padding-bottom : 95px;
}

.wildlife {
  border-top-style : solid;
  border-top-color : #ffa949;
  border-top-width : 10px;  
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <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 href="#more">Find out more</a>

      <div class="wildlife">
        <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 <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
        </p>
      </div>

            <a href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <div class="secondary-content t-border"> 
      <div>
        <h3>From Tents to Resorts</h3>
        <p>
          Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay. You have the ability to sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax like a king at a five star resort. Here are our top three resorts:
        </p>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#hotels">Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel</a></li>
          <li><a href="#resorts">South Lake Tahoe Resorts</a></li>
          <li><a href="#lodging">Tahoe Ski Resort Lodging</a></li>
        </ul>       
      </div>
      <div>
        <h3>Pack Accordingly</h3>
        <p>
          One of most important things when it comes to traveling through the great outdoors is packing accordingly. Here are a few tips:
        </p>
        <ol>
          <li>Bring layers of clothing</li>
          <li>Pack sunscreen</li>
          <li>Carry extra water just in case</li>
          <li>Pack light</li>
        </ol>
      </div>
        </div><!-- End .secondary-content -->

        <footer class="main-footer">
            <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
            <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Jason Welsh
seal-mask
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Jason Welsh
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Try using the border shorthand: border-top: 10px solid #ffa949;

That should work. Seems like a bug, but it is usually more clear to read CSS with shorthands like that when dealing with a ton of code.

Aline Pauwels
Aline Pauwels
7,353 Points

Thank you. Apparently a bug, because now it's okay ! Thank you !

.wildlife { border-style: solid; border-color: orange; border-width: 10px;

This worked