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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Media Queries

@media screen and (max-width: 768px){ what is wrong with this?

not sure is up with this media querie and why it is not passing?

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
@media (max-width: 1020px){
@media screen and (max-width:768px)
    font-size: 1.4rem;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <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.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

1 Answer

Chris Hall
Chris Hall
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,442 Points

Looks like you missed a part of the syntax on your first line. The code editor needs the full syntax.

You wrote...

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
@media (max-width: 1020px){

..and the editor is looking for...

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
 @media screen and (max-width: 1020px){

With out the screen part the querie doesn't know what type of media it's looking for. It could be anything! Declaring what the querie is looking for becomes important for not just targeting screen sizes but also for print. Which if I remember right is covered later.

Ty Chris, your the man!