Color selector vs background color

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This is the Responsive Web Design HTML forms exercise step 9. I have no idea what this is asking me to do - it says to add in the colour in the body element selector? I’ve added it in for bakground color but it doesnt work for text color?

  **Your code so far**
/* file: index.html */
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Registration Form</title>
	  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="styles.css" />
  <h1>Registration Form</h1>
  <p>Please fill out this form with the required information</p>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
width: 100%;
height: 100vh;
margin: 0;
background-color: #1b1b32
color: #f5f6f7
  **Your browser information:**

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/99.0.4844.83 Safari/537.36

Challenge: Step 9

Link to the challenge:

Hello @Chef_Ainsley ,

So you need to know three things to understant it better.
1- What is a CSS selector?
2- What is property in CSS?
3- What is value in CSS?

Let’s make an example.

CSS selector {  
property: value;  

Further example:

p  {  --> Your **CSS selector** is p here. Whatever you write within that curly brackets will apply for all of the p elements in your document.
color: red;   --> color is the **property** and red is the **value**.

Note that background-color and color properties are two different properties and they don’t do the same thing.

color → Changes the text color.
background-color → Changes the background color of an element.

Answer for step 9

body {
  background-color: #1b1b32;  --> #1b1b32 is a hexadecimal color code value.
  color: #f5f6f7;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100vh;
  margin: 0;

Sources that might help you to have a better understanding

To understand hex codes better → CSS HEX Colors

To understand CSS selectors better → CSS Selectors Reference

Hope that helps. Keep pushing!

Thanks for highlighting the areas where I wasn’t too sure on the terminology. Believe it or not, I was just missing a semicolon or two!

Hello @Chef_Ainsley . You need put the closing ; semicolons after each value

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