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Old June 24th, 2014, 11:29 PM
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Default Chapter 3: Trying Out the CSS Editor

Hi there,

Could not get "look around" link to turn to orange when mouse over the link.


<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<script runat="server">

    Protected Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

    End Sub

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <style type="text/css">
        .auto-style1 {
            color: #990033;
    <link href="Styles/Styles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div id="PageWrapper"> 
        <header>Header Goes Here</header>
        <nav>Menu Goes Here</nav>
        <br />
        <section id="MainContent">
        <h1>Hi there visitor and welcome to Planet Wrox</h1>

        <aside ="Sidebar">Sidebar Goes Here</aside>
       <br />
             We're glad you're<span class="auto-style1"> paying a visit</span> to <a href="http://www.PlanetWrox.com">www.PlanetWrox.com</a>, the coolest music community site on the internet.

            Feel free to have a<a href="Default.aspx"> look around</a>; there are lots of interesting <strong>reviews and concert pictures</strong> to be found here.

    font-family: Arial;

header {
    background-color: #C0C0C0;
    width: 844px;
    height: 86px;

h1 {
    font-size: 20px;
    padding: 0;
    margin: 0 0 10px 0;

.Introduction {
    font-style: italic;
    color: #003399;

#PageWrapper {
    width: 844px;
    margin: auto;

nav {
    width: 844px;

/*#region Main Content */


    width: 664px;
    float: left;

section#MainContent a 
    color: #4CFF00;
    text-decoration: underline;

    section#MainContent a:visited 
        color: #FF0000;
        text-decoration: underline;

    section#MainContent a:hover 
        color: #FFA500;
        text-decoration: underline;


    background-color: Gray;
    width: 180px;
    float: left;

footer {
    background-color: #C0C0C0;
    width: 844px;
    clear: both;
Old June 25th, 2014, 12:54 AM
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Your paragraphs and links are outside your MainContent section element and are thus not affected by the styles. Move them into the section and it should work.


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