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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Lists and Links Challenge

Ryan Ponthier
Ryan Ponthier
Courses Plus Student 768 Points

bug or syntax error?

the error says that i need to set the href of the second list item to 'pies.html' but it is. not sure if im just missing something or if its a bug

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lists and Links</title>
      <a href="cakes.html"><li>Cakes</li></a>
      <a href="pies.html"><li>Pies</li></a>
      <a href="candy.html"><li>Candy</li></a>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! This is not a bug :smiley: But you're doing great and this is a very common error! The only allowable direct descendent of an ordered or unordered list is a list item or <li>. Essentially, you have things a bit backwards. You have your links around your list items, but your list items should be around your links.

You have:


But it should be set up like this:


Hope this helps! :sparkles:

brendon hanson
brendon hanson
6,191 Points

I didn't even know that. It wasn't my question but thanks for teaching me something new!