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CSS CSS Transitions and Transforms Getting Started with CSS Transitions Transitioning Multiple Properties

Jessica Rini
Jessica Rini
310 Points

Stuck on CSS transition challenge

The task is: Write a declaration that will transition only the color and background values of .content.

The attached code returns a message of "Bummer: Make sure you're writing the properties inside the '.content' rule" and I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.content {
    color: #ff8a75;
  background: #000;
  transition-property: color, background;
  transition-duration: 0.4s;

.invert:checked ~ .content {
    color: #fff;
    background: #373737;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>CSS Transitions</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans:400,300,600,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <div class="container clearfix">

        <input type="checkbox" id="invert" class="invert"><label for="invert">Invert Colors</label>

        <div class="content">
            <h2>Bear claw</h2>
            <p>Wafer apple pie sugar plum lollipop jelly-o croissant. Jelly beans bear claw fruitcake sugar plum. Bear claw oat cake croissant powder pie sweet roll powder gummies. Chocolate apple pie pudding pie sesame snaps. Danish wafer chupa chups apple pie. Gingerbread pastry candy canes. Pie bonbon candy chocolate cake dessert.</p>


1 Answer

You are doing more than the challenge asks. You don't need to set properties for color and background so delete those lines.

For task 1 you just need to set the transition-property which you have done. For task 2 you will also need to include the duration for background