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Problems with background color. Please help!

I seem to be having a problem with my background color not turning orange. I have read several community help forums (refreshed my page several times, copied and pasted to different work spaces and checked all my syntax over and over again) containing the same issue with possible solutions and still nothing has worked. Please help me solve this issue immediately!

3 Answers

How to Make a Website - Follow Along with Workspaces by michaelmaggard Learn to code with Treehouse Fork Snapshot How to Make a Website - Follow Along with Workspaces css img index.html index.html Click a file on the left to open it

1 <!DOCTYPE html> 2 <html> 3 <head> 4 <meta charset="utf-8"> 5 <title>Michael Maggard | Designer</title> 6 <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> 7 <link rel"=stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> 8 <body> 9 <header> 10 <a href="index.html"> 11 <h1>Michael Maggard</h1> 12 <h2>Designer</h2> 13 </a> 14 <nav> 15 <ul> 16 <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> 17 <Li><a href="about.html">About</a></Li> 18 <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> 19 </ul> 20 </nav> 21 </header> 22 <section> 23 <ul> 24 <li> 25 <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> 26 <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""> 27 <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> 28 </a> 29 </li> 30 <li> 31 <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> 32 <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""> 33 <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop.</p> 34 </a> 35 </li>
36 <li> 37 <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg"> 38 <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt=""> 39 <p>Trying to create an 80's style of glows.</p> 40 </a> 41 </li>
42 <li> Line 62, Column 10 — 62 Lines HTML

How to Make a Website - Follow Along with Workspaces by michaelmaggard Learn to code with Treehouse Fork Snapshot How to Make a Website - Follow Along with Workspaces css main.css normalize.css img index.html main.css Click a file on the left to open it

1 body { 2 background-color: orange; 3 } Line 1, Column 1 — 3 Lines CSS

body { background-color: orange; }

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Okay, I can't seem to find the problem. The only thing I can think of is if the pathing is correct? When you link to the css, is the main.css in a folder called css? And the html-file in the root of the project?

Yes, my main.css file is in the folder of css or so I thought. Pathing? Html-file in the root of the project?

Patching? Root of the project?