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CSS CSS Foundations Advanced Selectors Pseudo-Classes: :nth-child

why am I not getting this right!

create a new rule that targets the 3rd list item only.

... li:nth-child(3){ background-color: #ff6347; }

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Structural Pseudo-classes</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="cc1-main-style.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
    <ul>
        <li>List item 1</li>
        <li>List item 2</li>
        <li>List item 3</li>
        <li>List item 4</li>
        <li>List item 5</li>
        <li>List item 6</li>
        <li>List item 7</li>
    </ul>
</body>
</html>
style.css
/* Write your CSS below */
li:nth-child(3){
   background-color: #ff6347;
}
Kevin Seagrave
Kevin Seagrave
9,508 Points

Do you have to put ul instead of li because u want to select 3rd child of ul which is 3rd li

2 Answers

Derek, I think your code is all right.

The only thing I can think of — that you might need to double check — is that whether you’ve actually appended this portion of code to the previous one (from Task 1). It’s not evident judging by the snippet you provided.

Sayeth the fine print:

Important: The code you write in each task should be added to the code written in the previous task.

You can’t say you haven’t been cautioned ;-)

Thank you for your response, I will make that adjustment.