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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors The Power of Mixins

Michael Lawinger
Michael Lawinger
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Mixin Problems

The question was: Write a new definition for the "button" mixin, which takes two arguments: $color and $size. The background should be set using the value in the $color variable, and the width should be set using the $size variable. The height should be half of the value in the $size variable.

My code is attached below

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Sass Basics - Code Challenge</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page-style.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
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  <a class="menu_button" href="#">
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  </a>
  <div class="entry">
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      <div class="content">
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        </p>
    </div>
  </div>
</body>
</html>
style.scss
/* Write your SCSS code below. */
@mixin button($color, $size) {
background-color: $color;
width: $size;
height: $size /2;
}

1 Answer

Although they do almost the same effect, the challenge is expecting you to use the background property instead of the background-color property.

All you need to do is to change that property :grin:

Fixed version of your code:

@mixin button($color, $size) {
  background: $color;
  width: $size;
  height: $size / 2;
}

I hope this helps. :+1:

~Alex