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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

Add the following options to the select menu: Red, Yellow, Purple, Blue, Green, and Orange.

Challenge is saying I am missing <option> or <select> tags... I don't see what I am missing

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <form action="index.html" method="post">
      <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>
      <select id="color" name="shirt_color"></select>
      <option value="red">Red</option>
      <option value="yellow">Yellow</option>
      <option value="purple">Purple</option>
      <option value="blue">Blue</option>
      <option value="green">Green</option>
      <option value="orange">Orange</option>
      </select>
    </form>

  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Hi Marquis!

The first thing I notice that is problematic is this line:

<select id="color" name="shirt_color"></select>

(You have an extra closing select tag there.)

This passes all four challenges:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <form action="index.html" method="post">
      <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>
      <label for="color">Shirt Color:</label>
      <select id="color" name="shirt_color">
      <option value="red">Red</option>
      <option value="yellow">Yellow</option>
      <option value="purple">Purple</option>
      <option value="blue">Blue</option>
      <option value="green">Green</option>
      <option value="orange">Orange</option>
      </select>
      <button type="submit">Submit</button>
    </form>

  </body>
</html>

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!