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HTML How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Write a CSS Selector and Property

Just starting out and I'm stuck. Help!

i'm on the first challenge task, part 3/3 and for some reason i keep getting the null notification with this

<body> <style> h1{ color: green; } <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> </style> </body>

What am I doing wrong?

2 Answers

Ian Hudson
Ian Hudson
13,457 Points

Joshua,

The text "Nick Pettit" needs to be between the

<h1></h1>

Tags in your html file not your CSS file. So your css file should only have:

h1 {
  color: green;
}

Hope that helps,

Ian

<body>
  <style>h1{color: green;}</style>
    <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
</body>

Your entire answer should look like this. You need "Nick Petit" within <h1> braces in order to style it with an h1 selector. I'm not sure how you go pass the second question without doing so. Maybe you're trying inline formatting? In that case you would do something like:

<h1 style= "color: green;">Nick Petit</h1>