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HTML HTML Forms Form Basics Create a Submit Button

<button> tags not validating

I can't spot my error. Can you help me?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <form action="index.html" method="post">
      <input type="text" id="name" name="user_name">
      <textarea id="comment" name="user_comment">
      <button>Submit Comment</button>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>
Kevin Beall
Kevin Beall
13,828 Points

Is it part 4 of the challenge that you are submitting this for? If so i'm not sure why its not working as this worked for me. If its the last part of the challenge then you need to add the submit type to the button.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
212,230 Points

Your textarea is not complete — it's missing the end tag. Unlike an "input" which has no end tag, the "textarea" element requires an end tag.

Unless you accidentally removed it, the previous challenge step may have given you a pass without it. If that's the case, you may want to submit a bug report to Support.

Indeed it gave me a pass. Thank you for pointing that out!