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Emma Willmann
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Emma Willmann
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Link and User Action Psuedo-Classes Video

Around the 8min mark of this video (in the CSS Foundations:Selectors section), Guil starts talking about the Focus psuedo class. In the css file, he gives a yellow background to input:focus. When he switches to the browser, the links get the yellow background, not the form text boxes. When he switches back to css, it now shows a:focus.

Is this just a mistake in the video editing?

1 Answer

Dave McFarland
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

Good catch Emma. You're right, this appears to be a mistake in editing.

:focus {


Selects any element that's capable of focus: links, form fields or ANY HTML element that you add the tabindex attribute to.

To style focussed form input fields you'd use this selector

input:focus {