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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Getting Started with Sass Advanced Nesting

Sass: Advanced Nesting Question 4

Here's my scss code & it's not working.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Sass Basics - Code Challenge</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="page-style.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Hampton's Blog</h1>
  <div class="entry">
    <h1><a href="#">Delicious Food in SF</a></h1>
    <div class="content">
      <p>
        You know what my favorite restaurant in San Francisco is? The answer is that there are so many great restaurants that I couldn't choose one. But honorable mentions include <a href="#">Mr. Chow's</a>, <a href="#">Live Sushi</a> and <a href="#">Piccino</a>. 
        <span class="link"><a href="/info.html">Read More</a></span>
      </p>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="entry">
    <h1><a href="#">Great Music</a></h1>
    <div class="content">
      <p>
        Here are some of my favorite bands from years past and present: Belle and Sebastian, Pixies, and Daft Punk. Listening to music allows me to focus when I'm programming. 
        <span class="link"><a href="/info.html">Read More</a></span>
      </p>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="footer">
    <p>
      Thanks for reading my blog!  Be sure to check out my <a href="#">other articles</a>.
    </p>
  </div>
</body>
</html>
style.scss
/* Write your SCSS code below. */
.entry .content p {
  a {
    color: red;
  }
}
.entry .content p {
  >a {
    color: blue;
    &:hover {
      opacity: 0.5;
    }
    div.footer & {
      color: purple;
    }
  }
}

3 Answers

Karalyn Heath
Karalyn Heath
18,033 Points

This is how my code worked. No need for the id selectors.

p {
        a {
          color: red;
          div.footer & {
            color: purple;
            }
        }

    & > a {
              color: blue;
              &:hover {
                opacity: 0.5;
               }
         }
}

Karalyn Heath: Oh! The way Questions 1 & 2 were written I thought I had to type ".entry .content p {}" twice! I did get the green "Well done!" response when I did that, too. No wonder! Thanks!

Karalyn Heath
Karalyn Heath
18,033 Points

Glad to help :) Sometimes the challenge wording can be tricky.

Karalyn Heath
Karalyn Heath
18,033 Points

To complete the challenge you just need to place it inside the anchor tag:

p{
    a{
        color: red;
        div.footer & { color: purple;
        }
      }

Karalyn Heath:

I'm getting the "Bummer!" message when I do this.

Yes, you're correct. It helps to word the quiz questions correctly to begin with, but sometimes even "word clues" can throw you off in mathematical word problems. In this case, because the classes were mentioned, I thought I had to use them in my code. Thanks for pointing out that the classes themselves weren't needed to answer this question correctly.