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Stuck in .footer & question

I went over and over this code, with evermore abstruse alternatives, and I can't get it to validate. What is wrong here?

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

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

Got the solution from the forum. The reason the code wasn't validating... was because I was using .footer instead of "div.footer"!!

The time I lost on this because of this idiocy....

Maciej Kiełczewski
Maciej Kiełczewski
7,000 Points

feel your pain, man. Stuck for an hour with this, testing on my PC to find what am I doing wrong.

Thanks for providing solution :)

TzuYuan Liu
TzuYuan Liu
7,291 Points

I got stuck in this challenge too. Thank you for providing solution! But I still don't get it why it is not ".footer &". Anyway thanks a lot!!

1 Answer

Thanks for the support ;) Good luck with the rest of the course.