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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Gradients

set gradient direction

set gradient direction from bottom to top

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
   to bottom top ,steelblue,darkslateblue 90%
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <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><!-- End .primary-content -->

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

When setting a gradient direction, you only specify the "to" part. It figures out the "from" by itself.

So just remove the word "bottom" and you'll pass the challenge.

18,813 Points

Looks like you might have figured this out already, based on your other post about a later challenge - but just in case...

It's just a minor syntax difference. You only need to specify one direction, so you don't need to include bottom in order to set it to go bottom to top.

   to top, steelblue, darkslateblue 90% 

Edit: Removed the in-line comment, in the event you need to copy-paste. Please let us know if you don't understand the answer, though.

its not working

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

I think the comment confuses the validation mechanism. But it passes the challenge if you follow my original suggestion and just remove the word "bottom" from your original code.