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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Gradients

What am I missing that makes this problem incorrect? Thank you in advance!

after correctly applying the colors to the linear-gradient, after trying to pass the 4th part of the problem, it says that task 3 no longer works. I am unsure of what I am missing.

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.main-header {
  background-image: linear-gradient(to top steelblue, darkslateblue 90%);
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>

        <div class="primary-content">
            <p class="intro">
                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.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

1 Answer

Jon Myzzle
Jon Myzzle
6,279 Points

Hello Peter,

Everything looks good so far except it looks like you forgot a comma after indicating "to top." See below:

.main-header {
  background-image: linear-gradient(to top, steelblue, darkslateblue 90%);

Hope this helps!! Cheers and Happy Coding! :beers:

Thank you! I discovered that after 10 mins of clenching my fists! haha.

Jon Myzzle
Jon Myzzle
6,279 Points

No problem! It's always the little things that seem to get you!!

For reference, I tend to use the MDN website A LOT when doing these challenges to check my work or if I just CANNOT remember something, it helps to pull that up and reference it!