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CSS CSS Foundations Selectors Basic Attribute Selectors

Task-1 [title] { color : darkred } as correct answer. Should be a [title] { color : darkred }

The wording of the question is confusing.

7 Answers

Calvin Nix
Calvin Nix
43,828 Points

You don't need to include the [title]. You also need a semicolon after darkred.

a { 


Calvin Nix
Calvin Nix
43,828 Points


So I'm a little confused about what you are asking about. Could you please clarify?

Thanks, Calvin

I want to make sure the question and the answer matches. I got the answer correct on my 3rd attempt but it was a guess to remove the "a".

Calvin Nix
Calvin Nix
43,828 Points

Could you please post the code that you entered initially?

This the code I first posted but it was marked incorrect.

a [title] { color : darkred }

Hi Ms. Ogunka,

The only problem that you have is that you put a space between a and [title]

This creates a descendant selector. It would be looking for an element with a title attribute within the a element.

Remove the space and then it will try to match only links that have a title attribute which is what you want.


In this particular case it doesn't matter if you end your declaration with a semi-colon but you should get in the habit of always doing it.

color: darkred;

Thanks, I get it.