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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Add Social Media Links

Difference between the two

What is the difference between the two elements that I have, and why is the second one wrong?

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit</title>
      <a href="index.html">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
          <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
          <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
          <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
          <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
      <img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="facebook profile/>
      <img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="twitter profile/>
     <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>

2 Answers

Hey Matt,

They are both missing an ending " for each alt attribute. Also the HTML5 Doctype says that self closing elements do not need a / at the end of their tag.

      <img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="facebook profile">
      <img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="twitter profile">

From what I can see you aren't adding the closing " on the alt property. It may let the first image work, but it may cause an error which causes the second image to not work. Try:

<img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="facebook profile" />
      <img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="twitter profile" />