Give a background color to a div element issue

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  **Your code so far**

<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Lobster" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<style>
.red-text {
  color: red;
}

h2 {
  font-family: Lobster, monospace;
}

p {
  font-size: 16px;
  font-family: monospace;
}

.thick-green-border {
  border-color: green;
  border-width: 10px;
  border-style: solid;
  border-radius: 50%;
}
.silver-background{background-color:silver;}

.smaller-image {
  width: 100px;
}
</style>

<h2 class="red-text">CatPhotoApp</h2>
<main>
<p class="red-text">Click here to view more <a href="#">cat photos</a>.</p>

<a href="#"><img class="smaller-image thick-green-border" src="https://bit.ly/fcc-relaxing-cat" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a>

<div>
  <class>silver-background</class>
  
  <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="https://freecatphotoapp.com/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>

Challenge: Give a Background Color to a div Element

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My challenge is this: the assignment is to create a class called silver-background with the background-color of silver. Assign this class to your div element.
I have been able to a class in the style block but I’m finding it hard to assign the class to the div element. How do I go about it, please?

It looks like you tried to create an html element called class.
What you want to do is add the class attribute to the div element. If you look at both the h2 and first p elements, you will see that they have been given the class “red-text”. You’ll want to do the same thing for your div element but add “silver-background” instead of “red-text”.

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Thank you. It worked.

Congratulations on working through the problem. Happy coding!