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

Why are there two "a" selector bits of css? There is the one at the top and one after #logo.

I thought I could combine them, so I put the color declaration inside the top "a" area, but it didn't change the color. It only changed the color when I added that second "a" area under #logo.

3 Answers

Brandon Barrette
Brandon Barrette
20,485 Points

Without code, I'm not quite sure what you're asking, but I'll take a guess. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

So in CSS, this would mean:

/* all anchor tags on page */
a {
   color: purple;

/* only anchor tags INSIDE the element with ID = logo */
#logo a {
   color: red;

Thanks for the quick response! I think it was actually my fault, I had forgotten the hash sign for a color value. Whoops.

Ryne Smith
Ryne Smith
1,297 Points

I was still wondering why there are two "a" selectors still. Why did he not just put all of the declarations in one rule instead of making two?