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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Descendant Selectors

Target the paragraph that is a descendant of the main-content class. Add font -weight property and set the value to bold

what could be wrong on the font-weight

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
header span{
  font-size: 26px;
  {
.main-content p {
  font-weight: bold;
  {
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>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <p>
      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.
    </p>
    <a href="#">Find out more</a>
    <div class="main-content">
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
      <p>
        As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
    </div>
    <footer>
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
33,990 Points

Hi Elizabeth I can see you have some minor syntax errors in your css, you have an opening curly bracket instead of a closing curly bracket on header span AND .main-content p, simply rectify them and it should work, like so:

header span{
  font-size: 26px;
  } //closing curly bracket

.main-content p {
  font-weight: bold;
  } //closing curly bracket

You can actually see in your example code that the errors are highlighted which can help when debugging code :)

Hope that helps!!

Abe Layee
Abe Layee
8,378 Points

From the look of your code, you don't have a closing tag.

 header span {
  font-size: 26px;
  { //close the tag

header span {
  font-size: 26px;
   }

it should be like this to target the paragraph element within the main content class

.main-content p {
   font-weight:bold;
}