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Cannot Finish Code Challenge!!!!

Hi Guys,

I am stuck on HTML Mastery code challenge task 7. It asks for me to "Set that text input to contain "Hello World". I am assuming it means the <textarea> tag??? I have tried everything I can think of but have come up with nothing :(

Please Help!!!

5 Answers

Chase Lee
Chase Lee
29,275 Points

You want to have input tag(s) I'm not sure if it's a self closing tag.

If it is a self closing tag then put in the key word value an = and in between quotes place the value of Hello World.

I hope that's right

Matt Campbell
Matt Campbell
9,767 Points

Is it asking you to give a placeholder VALUE to the input box so that there's something there before someone starts typing?

I've tried the placeholder option, this is the error message: Bummer! Try setting the 'value' attribute on the text input.

Jacob Miranda
Jacob Miranda
19,080 Points

that is correct, the attribute you are looking to use is "value" try putting that within the input element and giving it the appropriate value. For example

<a href="www.teamtreehouse.com"> </a>

the 'href' portion is the attribute and "www.teamtreehouse.com" is the value.

Unfortunately, I can't give you the answer, I want you to learn by understand and working through it yourself, but the above tips and help should get you where you need. Good luck and happy coding!

Thanks for all your help!