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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Lists and Links Challenge


It's asking me to make the text inside each list item a link. I honestly don't know what I'm doing wrong.. please help! thanks

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lists and Links</title>

    <li><a href="cakes.html"</a>Cakes</li>
    <li><a href="Pies.html"</a>Pies</li>
    <li><a href="candy.html"</a>Candy</li>


1 Answer

Nils Kriedner
Nils Kriedner
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 33,897 Points

Hi Halie,

you create links like this:

<a href="name-of-link-file.html">LINK TEXT</a>

In your code you did not close the opening tag + you put the closing tag before the link text.

So you have to close the opening tag (after the href attribute), then comes the link text and then the closing tag.

The code editor actually colors the problematic part in your code in orange-red.

If you still struggle let me know! :-)

Happy coding!


PS: You can upvote my post and/or mark as "best answer" (at the bottom of my post) if it helped you. :-)