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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Create Navigation with Lists

Anchor element inside inside element

In this exercise, I see Mr. Nick put anchor element inside list element. Is there any semantic meaning to it?

Here is the code

<nav>
                <ul>
                    <!--anchor element is a child to list element here.-->
                    <li><a href="index.html">Projects</a></li>
                    <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
                    <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
                <ul>
            </nav>

It seems wrapping list element with anchor element have the same result.

<nav>
                <ul>
                    <!--list element is a child to anchor element here.-->
                    <a href="index.html"><li>Projects</li></a>
                    <a href="about.html"><li>About</li></a>
                    <a href="contact.html"><li>Contact</li></a>
                <ul>
</nav>

1 Answer

Yes, it is semantic becouse <li> have to be a direct child of a <ul> (unordered) or <ol> (ordered list) and <a> creates the navigation meaning you can click on a link and go to another page.

Alex Age Very sorry. I do not get it.

Post updated

You mean html <li> should be direct child of html <ul> or <ol>?

Yes, I do.

Alex Age Thank you so much for detailed explanation.

You're welcome!