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Cupcake Image

We've placed an image named 'cupcake.jpg' in a directory named 'img'. Add the image to the body of the document.. I keep getting error that says double check your image path. Not sure what I'm missing.

2 Answers

John Steer-Fowler
John Steer-Fowler
Courses Plus Student 11,734 Points

Hi Angela,

This error basically means that your img link is looking at the wrong source.

You might have something like this?:

<img src="cupcake.jpg" alt="I'm a sad cupcake...">

You might need to change it to something like this:

<img src="img/cupcake.jpg" alt="I'm a happy cupcake!">

In this example I am looking for the image source (src) in the img folder (img/) for an image called cupcake.jpg (img/cupcake.jpg)

Hope this helps :D

This is what it looks like:

<!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/> <title>Smells Like Bakin' Cupcake Company</title> </head>

<body> <img src="img.cupcake.jpg" alt="I'm a happy cupcake">
</body> </html>

John Steer-Fowler
John Steer-Fowler
Courses Plus Student 11,734 Points

I can't see any of your HTML Angela,

Please refer to the 'Markdown Cheatsheet' for help on how to show your HTML in this discussion.