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HTML How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Add Style to the Page

Curtis Simonson
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Curtis Simonson
UX Design Techdegree Graduate 13,791 Points

Why won't the color change?

I am using Google Chrome. I have the correct code. I even tried red instead of blue. I saved after each change. Then tried to refresh each page. No color change. I then exited out of the tab, and reopened it. No color change.

Alexander Acker
Alexander Acker
18,123 Points

Any chance you can provide your code? Hard to help debug otherwise.

Alexander Acker
Alexander Acker
18,123 Points

Did you save your file as a ".html" file? Also what is currently showing up at the moment? Is it just RED and nothing else during a save change?

Are you adding the style to the css file? YOu are using the css selector.

could you put in your whole code in so we can make sure its not something outside the style tags

Renota: its one of the very first videos so it hasn't gone over css files yet

Curtis: i'm sorry. there is nothing wrong with the code

The cascade model might be interfering with the program. Try getting the H1 tag before the style.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,235 Points

It's definitely red for me.

But just to be sure, here it is expanded into a properly structured HTML file, and formatted with Markdown to make it clearly readable:

test.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <style>
    h1 {
      color: red;
    }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Curtis Simonson</h1>
</body>
</html>

Try that and see if it works.