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CSS CSS Foundations Advanced Selectors Pseudo-Classes: :nth-child

Using :nth-child pseudo-class to target even list items (CSS)

I'm stucked in Challenge task 1 of 4. It said "Use the :nth-child pseudo-class to target the even list items only. Set the color to white and the background color to black." When I clicked check work, it poped up "Bummer! Check the selector in your CSS. Make sure you set background-color to black." What am I missing?

Here is my code

li:nth-child (even) {
  color: white;
  background-color: black;


4 Answers

Try removing that whilespace between child and (even). Like this:

li:nth-child(even) {
Kenneth Marks
Kenneth Marks
4,703 Points

try getting rid of the space between nth-child and (Even)

That timing though :)

Thank a lot! :D Christian Andersson Kenneth Marks

Alexander Melo
Alexander Melo
4,297 Points

Yeah for Pseudo classes, white spaces can alter the code.