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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Text Shadows and Box Shadows

Greg Wilson
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Greg Wilson
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 3,526 Points

stumped

I don't know how to do this:

"Just like the text-shadow property the box-shadow can take multiple comma-seperated values to add additional shadows to the same element.

Let's give .main-header an inner-shadow with a second set of box-shadow values. Set the new shadow's horizontal and vertical offsets to 0, the blur radius to 60px, the spread radius to 5px, and the color to firebrick. Don't forget to include the keyword value that creates an inner box shadow."

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31;
}

.title {
  text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740;
}

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0,0 2px,0 15px,60px 5px #firebrick;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

        <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.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

        <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>
        </footer>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Jamie Reardon
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Jamie Reardon
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First off, you have no color value on your first box-shadow on the .main-header rule. When you use multiple box-shadows/text-shadows you use a comma to separate them, not in between the one value for one box-shadow/text-shadow like you did. You just need to put one comma at the end of the first box-shadow, after the color #aaa which you were missing. You also missed the value inset which is the first value for the second box-shadow since the question asked you to create an inner-shadow. Check my answer below to see what I mean.

.main-heading {
  text-shadow: 0 0 5px #be7b31;
}

.title {
  text-shadow: 1px 3px 0 #e59740;
}

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa;
}

Final Challenge: (replace the existing .main-header rule with this one)

.main-header {
  box-shadow: 0 2px 15px #aaa,
              inset 0 0 60px 5px firebrick;
}