Quick question for the team

I have a silly question maybe.

What is the difference between:

nav li{ } vs nav >li { }

When using Css? it looks the same to me, but I wasnt sure

Your code so far

<html>
  <body>
    <main>
      <h1>CatPhotoApp</h1>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Photos</h2>
        <!-- TODO: Add link to cat photos -->
        <p>See more <a target="_blank" href="https://freecatphotoapp.com">cat photos</a> in our gallery.</p>
        <a href="https://freecatphotoapp.com"><img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/relaxing-cat.jpg" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a>
      </section>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Lists</h2>
        <h3>Things cats love:</h3>
        <ul>
          <li>cat nip</li>
          <li>laser pointers</li>
          <li>lasagna</li>
        </ul>
        <figure>
          <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/lasagna.jpg" alt="A slice of lasagna on a plate.">
          <figcaption>Cats <em>love</em> lasagna.</figcaption>  
        </figure>
        <h3>Top 3 things cats hate:</h3>
        <ol>
          <li>flea treatment</li>
          <li>thunder</li>
          <li>other cats</li>
        </ol>
        <figure>
          <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/cats.jpg" alt="Five cats looking around a field.">
          <figcaption>Cats <strong>hate</strong> other cats.</figcaption>  
        </figure>
      </section>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Form</h2>
        <form action="https://freecatphotoapp.com/submit-cat-photo">

<!-- User Editable Region -->

          <fieldset>
            <legend>Is your cat an indoor or outdoor cat?</legend>
            <label><input checked id="indoor" type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor" value="indoor"> Indoor</label>
            <label><input id="outdoor" type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor" value="outdoor"> Outdoor</label>
          </fieldset>
          <fieldset>
            <legend>What's your cat's personality?</legend>
            <input id="loving" type="checkbox" name="personality" value="loving"> <label for="loving">Loving</label>
            <input id="lazy" type="checkbox" name="personality" value="lazy"> <label for="lazy">Lazy</label>
            <input id="energetic" type="checkbox" name="personality" value="energetic"> <label for="energetic"> Energetic</label>
          </fieldset>

<!-- User Editable Region -->

          <input type="text" name="catphotourl" placeholder="cat photo URL" required>
          <button type="submit">Submit</button>
        </form>
      </section>
    </main>
  </body>
</html>

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/113.0.0.0 Safari/537.36

Challenge: Learn HTML by Building a Cat Photo App - Step 61

Link to the challenge:

MDN: Child combinator

“The child combinator (>) is placed between two CSS selectors. It matches only those elements matched by the second selector that are the direct children of elements matched by the first.”

MDN: Descendant combinator

“The descendant combinator — typically represented by a single space (” “) character — combines two selectors such that elements matched by the second selector are selected if they have an ancestor (parent, parent’s parent, parent’s parent’s parent, etc.) element matching the first selector.”

Basically, the child combinator is more strict than the descendant combinator in that it only matches direct child elements.

Example:

section > p

Will match the p here:

<section>
  <p>This is a direct child of section</p>
</section>

But it will not match the p here:

<section>
  <div>
    <p>This is not a direct child of section</p>
  </div>
</section>

Dude! Thank you so much for clearing that up.:blush:

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