Learn Basic CSS by Building a Cafe Menu - Step 79

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<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <title>Cafe Menu</title>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet"/>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="menu">
      <main>
        <h1>CAMPER CAFE</h1>
        <p class="established">Est. 2020</p>
        <hr>
        <section>
          <h2>Coffee</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">French Vanilla</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Caramel Macchiato</p><p class="price">3.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Pumpkin Spice</p><p class="price">3.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Hazelnut</p><p class="price">4.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Mocha</p><p class="price">4.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>
        <section>
          <h2>Desserts</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Donut</p><p class="price">1.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cherry Pie</p><p class="price">2.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cheesecake</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cinnamon Roll</p><p class="price">2.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>
      </main>
      <hr class="bottom-line">
      <footer>
        <p>
          <a href="https://www.freecodecamp.org" target="_blank">Visit our website</a>
        </p>
        <p>123 Free Code Camp Drive</p>
      </footer>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  background-image: url(https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-cafe/beans.jpg);
  font-family: sans-serif;
  padding: 20px;
}

h1 {
  font-size: 40px;
}

h2 {
  font-size: 30px;
}

.established {
  font-style: italic;
}

h1, h2, p {
  text-align: center;
}

.menu {
  width: 80%;
  background-color: burlywood;
  margin-left: auto;
  margin-right: auto;
  padding: 20px;
  max-width: 500px;
}

hr {
  height: 2px;
  background-color: brown;
  border-color: brown;
}

.bottom-line {
  margin-top: 25px;
}

h1, h2 {
  font-family: Impact, serif;
}

.item p {
  display: inline-block;
  margin-top: 5px;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
  font-size: 18px;
}

.flavor, .dessert {
  text-align: left;
  width: 75%;
}

.price {
  text-align: right;
  width: 25%
}

/* FOOTER */

footer {
  font-size: 14px; 
}

/* User Editable Region */


#a footer{
  color : black
}  

/* User Editable Region */

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Challenge Information:

Learn Basic CSS by Building a Cafe Menu - Step 79

the problem to solve is:
The default color of a link that has not yet been clicked on is typically blue. The default color of a link that has already been visited from a page is typically purple.

To make the footer links the same color regardless if a link has been visited, use a type selector for the anchor element (a) and use the value black for the color property.

Unfortunately, I have no idea on how to solve the above problem

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The instructions: “… use a type selector for the anchor element (a ) and use the value black for the color property.”:

element {
  property: value;
}

anchor (a) is the element,
‘color’ is the property,
“black” is the value.

Sorry, but it doesn’t work

Post your code here again. Use the </> button to format code properly.

In the previously posted code snippet, you should delete the word ‘footer’ and hashtag in front of the ‘a’ element. Put the semi-colon after the word ‘black’. Delete the blank space between the ‘color’ and the colon.

I’m sorry, but i’m completely new to freeCodeCamp and I don’t know what button is </>
However, this is the code of index.html:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <title>Cafe Menu</title>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet"/>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="menu">
      <main>
        <h1>CAMPER CAFE</h1>
        <p class="established">Est. 2020</p>
        <hr>
        <section>
          <h2>Coffee</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">French Vanilla</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Caramel Macchiato</p><p class="price">3.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Pumpkin Spice</p><p class="price">3.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Hazelnut</p><p class="price">4.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Mocha</p><p class="price">4.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>
        <section>
          <h2>Desserts</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Donut</p><p class="price">1.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cherry Pie</p><p class="price">2.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cheesecake</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cinnamon Roll</p><p class="price">2.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>
      </main>
      <hr class="bottom-line">
      <footer>
        <p>
          <a href="https://www.freecodecamp.org" target="_blank">Visit website</a>
        </p>
        <p>123 Free Code Camp Drive</p>
      </footer>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

This is the code in styles.css:

body {
  background-image: url(https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-cafe/beans.jpg);
  font-family: sans-serif;
  padding: 20px;
}

h1 {
  font-size: 40px;
}

h2 {
  font-size: 30px;
}

.established {
  font-style: italic;
}

h1, h2, p {
  text-align: center;
}

.menu {
  width: 80%;
  background-color: burlywood;
  margin-left: auto;
  margin-right: auto;
  padding: 20px;
  max-width: 500px;
}

hr {
  height: 2px;
  background-color: brown;
  border-color: brown;
}

.bottom-line {
  margin-top: 25px;
}

h1, h2 {
  font-family: Impact, serif;
}

.item p {
  display: inline-block;
  margin-top: 5px;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
  font-size: 18px;
}

.flavor, .dessert {
  text-align: left;
  width: 75%;
}

.price {
  text-align: right;
  width: 25%
}

/* FOOTER */

footer {
  font-size: 14px;
}

the part of code affected by the problem is the part between the <footer> </footer> tags of index.html and I just don’t know how to write a statement that use a type selector for the anchor element (a ) referred in

  <a href="https://www.freecodecamp.org" target="_blank">Visit website</a>

When you enter a code block into a forum post, please precede it with a separate line of three backticks and follow it with a separate line of three backticks to make it easier to read.

You can also use the “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) to add backticks around text.

See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard.
Note: Backticks (`) are not single quotes (').

Let’s use this css rule from your css file. Here ‘footer’ is an element selector, ‘font-size’ is a property, and ‘14px’ is a value.
Your task is to add another css rule for anchor element (add only the letter a). Between the curly braces { } add the ‘color’ property and the word ‘black’ as its value:

a {
  property: value;
}

I’ve edited your code for readability. When you enter a code block into a forum post, please precede it with a separate line of three backticks and follow it with a separate line of three backticks to make it easier to read.

You can also use the “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) to add backticks around text.

See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard.
Note: Backticks (`) are not single quotes (').

Thanks, but I’m not a native English speaker (I’m Italian) and this sometimes is a problem.

This is the html.index code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <title>Cafe Menu</title>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet"/>
  </head>

  <body>
    <div class="menu">
      <main>
        <h1>CAMPER CAFE</h1>
        <p class="established">Est. 2020</p>
        <hr>

        <section>
          <h2>Coffee</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">French Vanilla</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Caramel Macchiato</p><p class="price">3.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Pumpkin Spice</p><p class="price">3.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Hazelnut</p><p class="price">4.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="flavor">Mocha</p><p class="price">4.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>

        <section>
          <h2>Desserts</h2>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Donut</p><p class="price">1.50</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cherry Pie</p><p class="price">2.75</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cheesecake</p><p class="price">3.00</p>
          </article>
          <article class="item">
            <p class="dessert">Cinnamon Roll</p><p class="price">2.50</p>
          </article>
        </section>

      </main>
      <hr class="bottom-line">

      <footer>
        <p>
          <a href="https://www.freecodecamp.org" target="_blank">Visit website</a>
        </p>
        <p>123 Free Code Camp Drive</p>
      </footer>

    </div>
  </body>

</html>

and this is the code in styles.css

body {
  background-image: url(https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-cafe/beans.jpg);
  font-family: sans-serif;
  padding: 20px;
}

h1 {
  font-size: 40px;
}

h2 {
  font-size: 30px;
}

.established {
  font-style: italic;
}

h1, h2, p {
  text-align: center;
}

.menu {
  width: 80%;
  background-color: burlywood;
  margin-left: auto;
  margin-right: auto;
  padding: 20px;
  max-width: 500px;
}

hr {
  height: 2px;
  background-color: brown;
  border-color: brown;
}

.bottom-line {
  margin-top: 25px;
}

h1, h2 {
  font-family: Impact, serif;
}

.item p {
  display: inline-block;
  margin-top: 5px;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
  font-size: 18px;
}

.flavor, .dessert {
  text-align: left;
  width: 75%;
}

.price {
  text-align: right;
  width: 25%
}

/* FOOTER */

footer {
  font-size: 14px;
}

the problem is to write code in the styles.css file that causes the text “Visitwebsite” (found in the
Visitwebsite
line, which in turn is between the tags), to always remain black in color, even if you click on it

the problem is to write an instruction in the styles.css file that causes the text “Visitwebsite” (found in the
–a href=“https://www.freecodecamp.org” target=“_blank”—Visit website–/a— line, which in turn is between the --footer— --/footer— tags), to always remain black in color, even if you click on it .
I’ve substituted the opening angle brackets with two dashes --, and the closing angle brackets with three dashes —, because the text they wrap is not shown properly

@djeni

Please stop providing solutions

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??? I don’t understan your answer. Thanks anyway

Sorry, my post was deleted.

This is the answer, your property is color and the value of that property is black. So the color property of your ‘a’ element will always be black.

Thanks very much. It works now

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