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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Type Selectors

Mikie Edmonds
Mikie Edmonds
1,276 Points

I've been asked to add a color property with a value of "lightslategrey"..and is not accepting my answer

I've tried it with single and double inverted commas..am I missing something?

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

body {text-align: center;}
p {color:"lightslategrey";}
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      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.
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
        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.
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>

3 Answers

Hi Mikie,

Try removing the quotes around lightslategrey. Because the color names are keywords, you don't need to quote them like you would a string. For example:

p {
  color: lightslategrey;

Hope this helps :)