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What wrong this code? CSS.

#copyright {
  border-top: 8px;
 color: #2A0400;

challenge task 1 of 4: Instructions Select the copyright using an ID selector. Give it a solid top border that is 8 pixels thick and has a color of #2A0400.

Error I get: Bummer! Remember, to select an ID, use the '#' character followed by the ID of the element you want to select.

3 Answers

My bad, The code I posted doesn't work because it is adding a border to all sides of an element, whereas the challenge says you just need to add a top border.

Long way:

#copyright {
  border-top-width: 8px;
  border-top-style: solid;
  border-top-color: #2a0400;

Shorthand way:

#copyright {
  border-top: 8px solid #2a0400;

Hope this helps!

Thanks. That worked. I was so fixated on the error indicating the ID selector was wrong that I didn't even bother to check my properties. Lol.


EDIT: Didn't read your code properly so my answer was a bit misleading. Updated answer:

The long way of writing this is

#copyright {
   border-width: 8px;
   border-style: solid;
   border-color: #2a0400;

The shorthand way of doing it would be

#copyright {
  border: 8px solid #2A0400;

Which declares the width, style and color all in one.

Hope this helps!

I tried copying and pasting your code, and got a different error. they want us to do it like in the lesson. I think there is something wrong with the testing code or something.

You have missed the ID selector from the beginning of copyright, remember to include the #


thanks. I had that, but I made a mistake in formatting my question for the forum. I corrected it so it displays the code.