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3,471 Points

"Build a Simple Website" and "Build a Responsive Website" Different code

Just wondering if anyone else encountered this...

Noticing some subtle differences in the code from "Build a Simple Website" and "Build a Responsive Website." IE, "nav" is an ID tag in the Responsive Website course but was built as a ul class in the simple website course, or each nav li has it's own class.

Also, I never saw the tutorial where the "Contact us" is turned into a button.

I'm just comparing the two files and updating my code as needed, but I'm wondering if I missed a step?


4 Answers

Chase Lee
Chase Lee
29,275 Points

There were a lot of changes that were made in between those two stages.

Most of which were just to save you some time.

Before doing "Build a Responsive Website" though you should do the HTML and CSS deep dives.

They give you a very good start on how to code in those languages and will help you understand stuff that you might have not understood in "Build a Simple Website."

Hope that all makes sense and helped you.

Yeah they changed a few things and running through the course with the old design you will run into problems. Just start with the new batch of project files. If you want to analyse the differences they made, you can do that. Basically they re-did the nav bar and put a read more button down the bottom. Not really worth analysing, only in hindsight can I say that though, because I can't help but obsess.

3,471 Points

Got it, thanks for the clarifications. I didn't realize there were project files for every stage - I thought there were completed project files. I'll just start with project files from stage 01 then so I'm using the right code.

Sometimes I like to defy the code just so I have my own little representation of the project :P Only need to check the project files if you run into a problem :P

Edit: oops that was supposed to be a reply not an answer lol