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HTML How to Make a Website Customizing Colors and Fonts Use Color in CSS

Ryan Schmelter
Ryan Schmelter
9,710 Points

When I write in border color after background in css rule, it deactivates background. Same in reverse.

Example:

header { background: #6ab47b border-color: #whatever } Once I add border-color, the orange indicating background is active turns to black. Same thing happens to border-color if i switch them.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

You forgot to put a semicolon (";") between your properties.

Without the semicolon, the added code causes a syntax error and the whole line is ignored.

It's a good practice to always end a property and value pair with a semicolon, even if it's the only one in the rule.

Ryan Schmelter
Ryan Schmelter
9,710 Points

That was it. Thanks, Steven.