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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Styling the "Wildlife" div with Background Properties

Moses Williams III
Moses Williams III
28,802 Points

Not working

I believe my code is correct. Could this be an error?

style.css
.wildlife { 
    background-image: url('img/bear.jpg') no-repeat;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <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.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
        <p>
          As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
        </p>
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
  </body>
</html>

4 Answers

Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

If you want to use the short-form version you will need to use the property background instead of background-image.

.wildlife { 
    background: url('img/bear.jpg') no-repeat;
}

Otherwise you can separate them like this.

.wildlife { 
    background-image: url('img/bear.jpg');
    background-repeat:no-repeat;
}
Rich Donnellan
Rich Donnellan
25,767 Points

Hey Moses,

It looks like you're getting ahead of yourself on this one. Per the challenge associated with this question, it's not asking you to prohibit any repeats.

Hope this helps!

Ryan Dudley
Ryan Dudley
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Just a slight syntax error here. Since you are using the background-image property and not the background shorthand property, you can't specify no-repeat within this declaration. So you need to either change the property to the shorthand version or remove the no-repeat value from the background-image declaration

.wildlife {
  background: url('img/bear.jpg') no-repeat;
}