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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add a New Page

about.html not working

i need help i preview my work on the adding pages to website and i click the about page at it gives me a error 404 any suggestions

5 Answers

Kang-Kyu Lee
Kang-Kyu Lee
52,045 Points

Oh it shows on the tag it says "about.index" instead of "about.html"... Maybe that was why? :)

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Jose Sias | Designer</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400,400italic,700,700italic,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
   </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Jose Sias</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
      <nav>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="index.html" class="selected">Porfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="about.index">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
        </ul>
      </nav>
    </header>
    <div id="wrapper">
      <section>
        <ul id="gallery">
          <li>
            <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
              <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
            <li>
            <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
              <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
           <li>
            <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
              <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Trying to create a 80's style of glows.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
           <li>
            <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt="">
              <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Drips created using Photoshop brushes.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
           <li>
            <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="">
              <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="">
              <p>Creating shapes using repetition</p>
            </a>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </section>
      <footer>
        <a href="http://twitter.com/sias11913"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <a href="http://facebook.com/jose.sias"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <p>&copy; 2014 Jose Sias.</p>
      </footer> 
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

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thanks man i got it

Eliot Murton
Eliot Murton
7,315 Points

I am following the tutorial for how to add a new page to a website. As instructed in the video, I start by creating a new file called “about.html”. Copied the code from index.html (home page) over to the new page. In the nav of the (index.html), I changed the selected class to the About list item, etc.

When I review the work in the Workspace, the paragraphs I now write in the "About" page are all white so can only be seen if I highlight the area. Why is this? I can not figure this out.

Kang-Kyu Lee
Kang-Kyu Lee
52,045 Points

How about.. posting your code here altogether? Or you may checkout <a> tag of your html file.. it should be something like (when you have "about.html" file on the same folder)

<a href = "about.html"> about </a>