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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

Unsure what I'm doing wrong as I'm trying to target a <span> element nested inside the .intro class.

I've tried this:

.intro, span {}

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>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        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="#more">Find out more</a>
    </div>
    <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>
style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
    font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;
}

.intro > span {
 font: bold italic; 
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

When using the font shorthand, the properties must include the font-family. As shown here, it's not valid. Try using "font-weight" and "font-style" individually.

Also, while the direct child selector seems valid, the challenge doesn't seem to like it. But a simple descendant selector will do just as well and will pass the challenge. But you might want to report the problem with the other one to the Support folks.