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CSS

nth-child not working after first

Hey all, I have a small problem where I am trying to move a collection of images across a background (they are all the same image but I want to target them individually so I have pasted multiple links as can be seen below, if there's a better way around this feel free to explain) the problem is I can target the first img in CSS with either first-child or nth-child but the following children seem unmoved by the exact same CSS

The three img are all children of .background as far as I'm aware?

<div class="container clearfix">
        <div class="background">
            <img src=../GraphicArt/InkScape/g4109.png alt="1">
            <img src=../GraphicArt/InkScape/g4109.png alt="2">
            <img src=../GraphicArt/InkScape/g4109.png alt="3">
        </div>  
        <div class="head"></div>
        <div class="Rhead"></div>   

I can target the first child but the others are not even targeted

div.background img:nth-child(1) {
    left:540px;
    top:160px;
    position:relative;
};

div.background img:nth-child(2) {
    left:200px;
    top:156px;
    position:relative;
};

Here is the CSS for .background

.background {
    height:600px;
    width:1000px;
    background: salmon url('../../GraphicArt/Inkscape/g4106.png' ) ;
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
    position:relative;
}

Thanks in advance :)

2 Answers

Salmen Bejaoui
Salmen Bejaoui
8,017 Points

you have two semicolons after the curly brackets

Thank you very much Salmen, it's these painfully obvious mistakes that seem to be making the most trouble for me!