Learn HTML Forms by Building a Registration Form - Step 65

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Hello, I don’t really understand what this is asking me. It says I need to use an ‘a’ element selector but I’m not sure how to use those in CSS.

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>Registration Form</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css" />
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Registration Form</h1>
    <p>Please fill out this form with the required information</p>
    <form method="post" action='https://register-demo.freecodecamp.org'>
      <fieldset>
        <label for="first-name">Enter Your First Name: <input id="first-name" name="first-name" type="text" required /></label>
        <label for="last-name">Enter Your Last Name: <input id="last-name" name="last-name" type="text" required /></label>
        <label for="email">Enter Your Email: <input id="email" name="email" type="email" required /></label>
        <label for="new-password">Create a New Password: <input id="new-password" name="new-password" type="password" pattern="[a-z0-5]{8,}" required /></label>
      </fieldset>
      <fieldset>
        <legend>Account type (required)</legend>
        <label for="personal-account"><input id="personal-account" type="radio" name="account-type" class="inline" checked /> Personal</label>
        <label for="business-account"><input id="business-account" type="radio" name="account-type" class="inline" /> Business</label>
      </fieldset>
      <fieldset>
        <label for="profile-picture">Upload a profile picture: <input id="profile-picture" type="file" name="file" /></label>
        <label for="age">Input your age (years): <input id="age" type="number" name="age" min="13" max="120" /></label>
        <label for="referrer">How did you hear about us?
          <select id="referrer" name="referrer">
            <option value="">(select one)</option>
            <option value="1">freeCodeCamp News</option>
            <option value="2">freeCodeCamp YouTube Channel</option>
            <option value="3">freeCodeCamp Forum</option>
            <option value="4">Other</option>
          </select>
        </label>
        <label for="bio">Provide a bio:
          <textarea id="bio" name="bio" rows="3" cols="30" placeholder="I like coding on the beach..."></textarea>
        </label>
      </fieldset>
      <label for="terms-and-conditions">
        <input class="inline" id="terms-and-conditions" type="checkbox" required name="terms-and-conditions" /> I accept the <a href="https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/terms-of-service/">terms and conditions</a>
      </label>
      <input type="submit" value="Submit" />
    </form>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  width: 100%;
  height: 100vh;
  margin: 0;
  background-color: #1b1b32;
  color: #f5f6f7;
  font-family: Tahoma;
  font-size: 16px;
}

h1, p {
  margin: 1em auto;
  text-align: center;
}

form {
  width: 60vw;
  max-width: 500px;
  min-width: 300px;
  margin: 0 auto;
  padding-bottom: 2em;
}

fieldset {
  border: none;
  padding: 2rem 0;
  border-bottom: 3px solid #3b3b4f;
}

fieldset:last-of-type {
  border-bottom: none;
}

label {
  display: block;
  margin: 0.5rem 0;
}

input,
textarea,
select {
  margin: 10px 0 0 0;
  width: 100%;
  min-height: 2em;
}

input, textarea {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  color: #ffffff;
}

.inline {
  width: unset;
  margin: 0 0.5em 0 0;
  vertical-align: middle;
}

input[type="submit"] {
  display: block;
  width: 60%;
  margin: 1em auto;
  height: 2em;
  font-size: 1.1rem;
  background-color: #3b3b4f;
  border-color: white;
  min-width: 300px;
}

input[type="file"] {
  padding: 1px 2px;
}

.inline{
  display: inline; 
}


/* User Editable Region */



/* User Editable Region */


Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/118.0.0.0 Safari/537.36 Edg/118.0.2088.76

Challenge Information:

Learn HTML Forms by Building a Registration Form - Step 65

An element selector is a CSS selector which targets a particular element type. You have input and label selectors already in your CSS code for instance. An a element selector is simply one which targets a (anchor) elements.

Whereas class selectors are prefixed with a dot and id selectors with a hash, element selectors consist only of the element name itself, with no prefix.

Hey @millicentbowers welcome to the forum
You nee to delete the code below because you already have it declared

Here

Besides there is no display value of “inline” in css just “inline-block” and “inline-flex” the second declaration interferes with the specificity in your code.
Then use the a tag to give you link the required color like so

a{
property:value;
}

The color property I believe is given in the instructions.
Happy coding!!

Thank you so much for this! I realise now that because that’s where I used the ‘a’… anchor… thing, that I can pull that part into CSS. One day it will all make sense and I will be able to speak the jargon!

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:balloon:Hello! Welcome to the forum!

CSS is used to control the way an element looks - its style. The css you have applied so far includes styles for body, h1, p, form, etc. elements. This challenge asks you to apply a color style to the anchor element.

Does this help?
Keep up the good progress!

Happy Coding! :slightly_smiling_face:

Are you through with the step now

Hello everyone, thank you so much for the help. I’m through!

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