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CSS CSS Selectors Selectors - Beyond the Basics Attribute Selectors Challenge

Make sure you're setting the background color to '#52bab3'

could anyone help me, where am l getting it wrong

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
img[title="avatar"] {
    border-radius: 50%;

color: #52bab3;
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito:400,300' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="base.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <div id="container">
        <form class="form-contact">
        <img src="avatar.png" title="avatar" alt="">

          <label for="un">Username:</label> 
          <input type="text" id="un">

        <label for="pw">Password:</label>
        <input type="password" id="pw">

          <input type="submit" value="Sign up">

3 Answers

Tim Knight
Tim Knight
28,888 Points


I'm noticing that you're setting the attribute of color to the value of #52bab3. Color will set the items font or type color, but from the title of your question you need to set the background color which would be done using background-color instead.

I noticed you have an extra { after your input password and before your input submit in your CSS it's highlighted orange and should be removed. Not sure if that it what's causing your problem but either way it's got to go.

Tim Knight
Tim Knight
28,888 Points

Nice catch too Melissa. Yes, that extra } should be replaced by a semicolon.

Daniel Stockham
Daniel Stockham
10,277 Points

Mr.Knight is correct,

Essentially, you want to set the background color with background-color instead of color since that sets the text color:

color: #52bab3;