FAQ: Style Methods - CSS II

This community-built FAQ covers the “CSS II” exercise from the lesson “Style Methods”.

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In the event for when the mouse leaves the navigation menu the background color is changed by changing the color back to its original value manually, is there a way to do this without specifying the color value again? a means of references its previous state just to avoid having to look up what the original color was. thank you

Is there any advantage to doing it this way instead of adding a “:hover” rule directly to the CSS file?

Hi, I can’t for the life of me figure out why this code is note passing. The error shows: “Did you pass the CSS method an object?”. Maybe there’s a mistake with the syntax, but I can’t see it. Can anyone explain why it isn’t passing? Many thanks.