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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

[SOLVED] How do I target an element nested inside of a class?

The answer given does not work. My code is exactly same as the example. What am I doing wrong?

<!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>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> 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 href="#more">Find out more</a>
    <footer class="main-footer">
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
  font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;

p span {
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

I want to target the span element inside the "intro"

Edit for solved

5 Answers

I got it. .intro span I should have known. thanks.

Bryan Manhollan
Bryan Manhollan
Courses Plus Student 7,863 Points


<span>breathtaking attractions</span>


<span class="span">breathtaking attractions</span>

then in your css do:

.span {
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

This should fix your issue.

OK. I did it but for some reason the test says it is wrong. I know it should work.

Bryan Manhollan
Bryan Manhollan
Courses Plus Student 7,863 Points

I misunderstood your issue. You would want to do:

div span {
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

It did not work. I tried it with and without class="span" in html. Do I need a "."? thanks for your time.

Kurt Gengenbach
Kurt Gengenbach
7,994 Points

.intro span { font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; }