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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Selectors Descendant Selectors

what am I doing wrong here? I don't get it.

I can't seem to format the paragraph correctly - what am I doing wrong?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
header span{
  font-size: 26px;
}
.main-content span{ 
  <p> 
  font-weight: bold;
</p>
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>
      <span>Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <p>
      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="#">Find out more</a>
    <div class="main-content">
      <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>
    <footer>
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

4 Answers

Rachel Lev
Rachel Lev
14,582 Points

p { font-weight: bold; }

Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
33,990 Points

Hi Natasha, you don't need to separate the selector in the brackets <>, that's for HTML, also the code challenge is asking to select the paragraph element inside .main-content, not the span :)

Hope that helps!!

Thank you both so much!

Well, I'm still having problems - could you please show me how the entire thing is supposed to look? I'm obviously missing a key element and have no clue what to do.

Rachel Lev
Rachel Lev
14,582 Points

Here you go:

header span {
  font-size: 26px;
}

.main-content p {
  font-weight: bold;
}

footer p {
  color: slategrey;
}

Thank you so much - I thought it was so much more complicated than that!!! You made my day!