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

Kevin Kretschmer
Kevin Kretschmer
5,088 Points

Pseudo-Classes - :nth-child Code Challenge

I'm having a hard time in the coding challenge. The directions are:

Use the :nth-child pseudo-class to target the even list items only. Set the color to white and the background color to black.

I have come up with a solution, that corresponds exactly to the way it was shown in the video:

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

Please help. thank you.

3 Answers

Looks like you have a space in between "child" and "(even)" if so take that out

li:nth-child(even)

Tong Vang
Tong Vang
9,926 Points

Eliminate the space between child and left parathesis. Detail is critical in programming.

li:nth-child(even) {
   color: white;
   background-color: black;
}
Kevin Kretschmer
Kevin Kretschmer
5,088 Points

awesome... I knew it was something simple I was missing. Thank you so much, I'll try to pay it forward.