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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Pixels and Percentages

Aatish Karak
PLUS
Aatish Karak
Courses Plus Student 847 Points

What am I doing wrong here?

Am I not writing the correct code?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.title {
                font-size : 26px;
}
h2 {
                font-size : 53px;
}
.main-content {
                width : 75%;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="container">
      <header>
        <span class="title">Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
        <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      </header>
      <div class="main-content">
        <p>
          Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions 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>
        <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>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
Kevin Blagrave
Kevin Blagrave
5,788 Points

get rid of the spaces between the property names and the colon. it should read "width: 75%" not "width : 75%". No spaces is standard practice. In real life I don't think it matters, but the testing algorithm isn't accepting it with the extra space.

1 Answer

Luke Hartman
Luke Hartman
9,591 Points

You can use the Minify Code site to minify or beautify (what you're going for) CSS, HTML & Javascript.

Your code should look this way:

.title {
    font-size: 26px;
}
h2 {
    font-size: 53px;
}
.main-content {
    width: 75%;
}

with the properties indented.

Hope that helps! -Luke