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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

Julien Arseneau
Julien Arseneau
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 5,200 Points

Why does it say that my code doesn't remove the text decoration underline from a:link?

What is wrong with my code?

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class='intro'>
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> 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.
      <a href="#more">Find out more</a>
    <footer class="main-footer">
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
    font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;

.intro span {
    font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

a:link {
    text-decoration-line: none;

3 Answers

Heidi Puk Hermann
Heidi Puk Hermann
33,366 Points


In your css;

   text-decoration-line: none;

text-decorqation-link does not exist. - And, a:link is not recognised css.

You should write:

a {
   text-decoration: none;
Heidi Puk Hermann
Heidi Puk Hermann
33,366 Points

weird... normally I can just do a{} and then it automatically styles the unvisited links. Anyway, I see that I was a bit too fast in my first response with the a:link, I had just never seen it used before; neither here nor on other courses I have been participating in. But reading up on it, I can see that it is completely valid css, for that I am sorry! :).