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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Enhancing the Design With CSS Media Queries

When I use font-color in the challenge, it does nothing

How am I supposed to set the text color to white when I can't use font-color: white and need to select the text in .main-header only?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
@media (max-width: 1020px) {
  .main-header {
    background: tomato;
  }
}
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 id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1 class="main-heading">Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>

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

I had to use color: white declaration under the .main-header to finish the challenge, but it makes no sense for me...

2 Answers

Hi Daniel,

in CSS you style the background color with the property "background-color" and you style the text color with the property "color".

Example:

.selected-class {
    background-color: red;
    color: white;
}

Makes sense?

Happy coding Nils

Yeah, but what is font-color then?

"font color" is deprecated and not used anymore.

Since HTML5 you use "color" for the font color.

Great, thanks for the info