Changing h2 element color

Changing h2 element color
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:
hi all -

having a pretty simple issue. trying to change the h2 color to red, but it’s not working. It works when the .red-text in the style sheet isn’t there, but otherwise doesn’t. I thought adding color=red; the the h2 line would fix it, but that doesn’t seem to do anything.

Any help is appreciated, thanks!

Your code so far


<style>
  h2 .red-text {
    color: red;
  }
</style>

<h2 class="red-text" color=red;>CatPhotoApp</h2>
<main>
  <p>Click here to view more <a href="#">cat photos</a>.</p>
  
  <a href="#"><img src="https://bit.ly/fcc-relaxing-cat" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a>
  
  <div>
    <p>Things cats love:</p>
    <ul>
      <li>cat nip</li>
      <li>laser pointers</li>
      <li>lasagna</li>
    </ul>
    <p>Top 3 things cats hate:</p>
    <ol>
      <li>flea treatment</li>
      <li>thunder</li>
      <li>other cats</li>
    </ol>
  </div>
  
  <form action="/submit-cat-photo">
    <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor" checked> Indoor</label>
    <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor"> Outdoor</label><br>
    <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality" checked> Loving</label>
    <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Lazy</label>
    <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Energetic</label><br>
    <input type="text" placeholder="cat photo URL" required>
    <button type="submit">Submit</button>
  </form>
</main>

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Link to the challenge:
https://learn.freecodecamp.org/responsive-web-design/basic-css/use-a-css-class-to-style-an-element/


#2

when you are using inline css for styling
you have to use it like this

<h2 style="color:red">text</h2>

#3
<h2 class="red-text" color=red;>CatPhotoApp</h2>

You have a syntax error here.

h2 .red-text {
    color: red;
  }

Be careful with CSS selectors. When you have a space between selectors like this, it means "pick the element with class red-text that’s a child of and h2". For now, just dump the h2.


#4

This worked. Thanks!


#5

or

h2 > .red-text
{
color: red;
}