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CSS Enhancing Design with CSS Background Images Background Images

Caleb Newell
Caleb Newell
10,869 Points

Set a value that fills the entire background of the container while maintaining the width and height proportions

I'm suposed to add a background-size property. I validated my css and it was all good. What am I doing wrong?

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.wildlife {
  background: url('img/bear.jpg') center / cover no-repeat;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
        <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.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
          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>.
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
Caleb Newell
Caleb Newell
10,869 Points

never mind. I figured it out while digging through some old posts. Should have done that first. Here is the code that works

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

And here is a full explanation


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
211,004 Points

Congratulations on solving your own issue! :+1: