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Python Flask Basics Templates and Static Files Template Inheritance

badly need help to pass this task

what is wrong with index.html

from flask import Flask
from flask import render_template

app = Flask(__name__)

def index():
    return render_template('index.html')
{%extends "layout.html"%}
<!doctype html>
<head><title>{%block title%}Homepage{%endblock%}</title></head>
{%block content%}Smells Like Bakin'!Welcome to my bakery web site!{%endblock%}
{% extends "layout.html" %}
<!doctype html>
<head><title>{% block title %}Smells Like Bakin'{%endblock%}</title></head>
{% block content %}{%endblock%}

2 Answers

The challenge i'm assuming you are having problems with is the 5/6 question, remove the following tags and it should work from your index.html file:

 <!doctype html>, <html> and <body> 

don't forget to remove the corresponding closing tags to the tags listed and don't include {% extends "layout.html" %} in the layout.html that's the file you are extending so only include it at the top of your index.html

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,977 Points

It looks like when you enclosed the original HTML in a block, some of the markup tags got deleted. Apparently that step let you pass but a later step detected the contents as not being correct.

Start the challenge over, and be careful to preserve the tags when you add the block markers. Then when you get to the step Tlotlo mentioned (I'm not sure you were quite there yet), remember to remove everything that's not inside the markers.