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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Lists and Links Challenge

Can't get past this question. What am I doing wrong?

My code is attached. I can't seems to find what I'm missing. But it keeps coming back saying "Bummer! You need to set the 'href' attribute of the second <a> element to 'pies.html'. Is that not what I have done?

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

2 Answers

Frederic Ronaldi
Frederic Ronaldi
13,732 Points

Hi, you should declare the li tags first then insert the anchor tags to them. So your code should look like this :

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lists and Links</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="cakes.html">Cakes</a></li>
      <li><a href="pies.html">Pies</a></li>
      <li><a href="candy.html">Candy</a></li>
    </ul>
  </body>
</html>
Shay Paustovsky
Shay Paustovsky
969 Points

Hi Maggie,

The <a> tags are not descendents of the <ul> element and although you're still closing the </li> but not opening it. The <a> tags should be nested inside the <li></li> tags which markup A list item in an un-ordered or ordered lists.

<ul>
  <li><a href="cakes.html"</a></li>
</ul>

This is an example...

Hope this helps,

Happy Coding