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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications Test: Creating an HTML Element

joydev chakraborty
joydev chakraborty
278 Points

I cannot figure out how to give the image tag a 'src' attributewith a filr path of 'images/spain.jpg Treehouse typical

    <title>My trip to Spain</title>

    <img alt="A picture of me in Spain">
    Here is a picture of me in Spain last summer!
    <a>Go back to the top of the page.</a>


2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

The image already has an "alt" attribute, you can use that as model for how to add an attribute. Leave the "alt" setting as it is and add your new one next to it.

Your new attribute will have "src" instead of "alt", and the path ("images/spain.jpg") instead of the message.

Hi Joydev,

Stevens answer is correct, just as the alt attribute is included inside the <img...> self closing tag, you'll just need to add the src attribute.


<img src=”pathto/image.jpg” alt="Alternate text value.">

I hope that helps.