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JavaScript CSS Selectors Quickstart Pseudo-classes and Combinators Combinators Challenge

Ryan Maloney
Ryan Maloney
4,956 Points

Why is my CSS Selector (header > img) not accepted for this challenge?

In this challenge task, I have tried this a hundred ways but I keep getting the alert that I need to "Make sure you select an <img> that is a descendant of <header>." What am I missing?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header > img{
  margin-bottom: 20px;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Combinators Challenge</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
      <img src="mtn-landscape.jpg" alt="foggy mountains">
    </header>
    <div class="main-content">
      <h2>Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</h2>
      <p>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>
    </div>
    <div>
      <h2>From Tents to Resorts</h2>
      <span>Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay.
        <span>Sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax at a resort.</span>
      </span>
    </div> 
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
208,505 Points

The selector does work, but perhaps the clue is the word "descendant" in the instructions. The challenge seems to be looking for a "descendant selector" instead of a direct child selector.

Ryan Maloney
Ryan Maloney
4,956 Points

Thank you! You are correct. I was working with direct child selectors before so that's all I had on my mind!