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HTML How to Make a Website Customizing Colors and Fonts Write Hexadecimal Colors

Marc Sergile
Marc Sergile
Courses Plus Student 315 Points

style paragraph to black

style paragraph to black

a {
  text-decoration: none;

#wrapper {
  max-width: 940px;
  margin: 0 auto;

#logo {
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;

h1, h2{
  color: #fff;

<p> {
  background: #000;
Manuel Klettke
Manuel Klettke
25,324 Points

Remove the angle brackets "<>" and it should work :)

1 Answer

The problem, Marc, is that you've confused CSS and HTML syntax.

HTML characters are enclosed within angled brackets, creating an opening or closing tag...

<p>Hello world</p>

... but these brackets are not carried over to CSS selectors. All you need is the HTML element the rule applies to...

p {
  background-color: #000;

So, to fix your code, remove the angled brackets in your CSS!