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CSS How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Create a Horizontal List of Links

Alexander Cobabe
Alexander Cobabe
1,437 Points

Task directions use misleading words.

As I try and do these tasks correctly, I notice that I spend considerable time trying to do what the directions say, but find out that what they mean are completely different. I thought that select meant, select. But in the directions it means to create. Is this part of learning code language?

3 Answers

Ron McCranie
Ron McCranie
7,837 Points

In CSS the word select means to use a selector to target an element.

.primary   <-- that's the selector
#secondary  <-- that's another selector

There are some phrases that you will take some time to grasp and remember. Just like learning any language, over time you get better at it.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

In the context of CSS, select refers to selecting which html elements you want to style.