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HTML jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu Setting a value

Correct results refused by task: set the value of the option to be $anchor.attr('href').

I have a working result, and confirmed that the value attribute of the option tags is indeed set to the different href values in the preview by looking at them with Safari's developer tools.

The task response is consistently: """ Bummer! The value of the option should be $anchor.attr('href'). """

1 Answer

There is a bug in the answer-checker where it considers whitespace in javascript code significant.

I had written:

$option.val( $anchor.attr("href") );

The "correct" answer was:

$option.val($anchor.attr("href"));

It would be great to see a bugfix to the answers checker, since whitespace is not significant in javascript (and it's common style to add spaces around function arguments).