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CSS CSS Foundations Advanced Selectors Pseudo-Classes: :nth-child

My code isn't working??

I'm currently trying to complete a code challenge. It is asking me to change the background-color of the third li element to hex FF6347.

My code is:

li:nth-child(even) { color:white; background:black; };

li:nth-child(2) { background-color:#FF6347; };

I've tried changing li:nth-child(2) to li:nth-child(3) and I've tried removing "-color" from "background-color".

I really can't see whats wrong please help!

3 Answers

Looks like the semicolons after the closing brackets are causing it

Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller
12,466 Points

Ah, yep, that would do it.

Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller
12,466 Points

I just tried it and this code worked:

li:nth-child(3) {
    background: #FF6347;
}

I don't know why yours isn't working. Make sure you had the hex value right.

Thanks after posting I noticed the semi-colon's. Couldn't believe I didn't see that!