FAQ: Selectors - Chaining and Specificity

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Hi, could somebody who has access to lessons take a look. After the code

.li h4{ color: gold;}

h4 { color: dodgerblue;}

there is a discription " The elements stay gold because there is a more specific selector for <h4> elements you wrote in the last step. Because of the more specific CSS selector ( li h4 ), the more general selector of h4 will not take hold."

But the truth is that in the browser the text is displayed in dodgerblue, and after only this code .li h4{ color: gold;} the text does not become gold.

I noticed this too. I think there’s a problem with the exercise, but I cannot for the life of me figure out what would turn that text gold.

Edit: I figured it out.

This is what the code should be. There seems to be an error where it still accepts the code as correct if you put a period in front of it.

li h4 {
  color: gold;

h4 {
  color: dodgerblue;
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