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JavaScript CSS Selectors Quickstart CSS Selector Basics Basic Selectors Challenge

john bui
john bui
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 2,271 Points

what am I missing

I can't seem to figure out how to select the footer

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
   h1 {
     font-size: 62px;
header img {
margin-bottom: 20px;
div { padding: 15px;
footer {
  margin-top: 40px;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Basic Selectors Challenge</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="foggy mountains">
      <h2>Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</h2>
      <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>
    <footer id="main-footer">
      All rights reserved to the state of California.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,039 Points

You should have gotten the message:
 Bummer: Make sure you use a selector that targets an element with an ID of `main-footer`

So you are selecting the footer, but the challenge wants to see you select it by ID instead of by tag name.