Background color


In HTML Basics ll , I can't move on from changing the background color to brown, when I change it to other colors it works but shows up red for brown?


codecademy has no control over the color keyword (brown in this case). Complain at w3c if you think it is not good. It doesn't matter either way. Most of the time you will be using a rgb or hex color anyway, since that gives you more control

If you can't pass the exercise, please post your code to the forum


I am not sure how to add the code onto here, I took a screenshot, but don't know what format to add it as?


just copy and paste your code to the forum, you might need to use markup:

If you don't manage the mark up, just leave the post, i will do it for you (this one time)


<!DOCTYPE html>
		<title>Sexy background color!</title>
	<body style=" background-color: brown">
		<h3>Favorite Football Teams</h3>
			<ol style= "background-color: yellow ">
				<li>The Hawthorn Football Club</li>	
				<li>San Franscisco 49ers</li>
				<li>Barcelona FC</li>


the backticks should be above and below the code, not on the same line for the best result.

Wow, picky SCT, you can't have a space between style=" and background-color: brown"


thank you! it went through.