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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) Adding a New Web Page Test: Write and Style an Element

Anyone else putting in their angle brackets and having a bummer message calling them quotes instead?

Duplicated the issue twice on two different devices-- one windows and the other my IPhone.


3 Answers

Ezra Siton
Ezra Siton
12,644 Points

Add more details (or code example) it's hard to know what the problem. Maybe your markup is wrong.

HTML5 Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>

I had <!DOCTYPE.html> for the first line. Then <html></html> for the second line. No quotes. But the bummer message said to do it without quotes. I tried from three different devices--same result.

Ezra Siton
Ezra Siton
12,644 Points

<!DOCTYPE.html> without dot!! "." (copy and paste my code and check this again)

Thanks, Ezra. I actually figured that out and forgot to acknowledge. My bad.