Problem with CSS: "Use Attribute Selectors to Style Elements" Exercice

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I can’t figure out where I must type the [type=‘radio’] tag. In the CSS or within the radio form itself for each checkbox?By default I put it in the CSS section but it doesn’t work

Your code so far

<link href="" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
  .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%;

  .smaller-image {
    width: 100px;

  .silver-background {
    background-color: silver;

  [type='radio'] {
    margin:10px 0px 15px 0px;

<h2 class="red-text">CatPhotoApp</h2>
  <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="" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a>
  <div class="silver-background">
    <p>Things cats love:</p>
      <li>cat nip</li>
      <li>laser pointers</li>
    <p>Top 3 things cats hate:</p>
      <li>flea treatment</li>
      <li>other cats</li>
  <form action="/submit-cat-photo" id="cat-photo-form">
    <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>

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Are you sure that it doesn’t work? It works flawlessly here, adding a little extra space around the radio buttons.
And yes, the attribute selectors are CSS selectors so they are used just like any other CSS selector in the stylesheet – so you’ve put the rule in the right place. :slight_smile:

Well your problem is that the lesson isn’t asking you to style radio type elements :joy: It’s actually asking you to style checkbox elements. You probably already know what to do but in case you don’t within your <style> tags change [type=“radio”] to [type=“checkbox”] <3

Damn, I didn’t check the question itself. Fail… :stuck_out_tongue:

I do it all the time :joy:

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