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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications Image Tags

I can't get my images to randomly change on my practice page. What am I doing incorrectly?

I've started over several times just to make sure I haven't added an unnecessary space somewhere or etc., but I still can not get the placeholder to comply...

Adam Farver
Adam Farver
7,377 Points

Not seeing any code. Happy to help.

8 Answers

13,758 Points

Hi all, the image doesn't refresh because the browser needs a "hard reload". If you are using Chrome browser you can hit ctrlShiftR to get that refresh. Or simply hold ctrl and hit the reload icon in the browser, it does the same job.

post this in your index.html after </footer> and before </body>:

<script> document.querySelector("img").src += "?nocache=" +Math.random();</script>
Alexis Perez
Alexis Perez
1,883 Points

Thanks, This fixed the issue

Thank's vmishra, your solution worked.

Alita Edmonds
Alita Edmonds
6,068 Points

Hi Carlton - I have experienced the same problem too. This might be a problem with the image site, but it could possibly be an error in the code. Could you copy and paste the code that you are using so that we can see if there is an error? Thanks!

I`m having the same problem. This is the code:

<!doctype html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>My Profile</title> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css"> <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Muli%7CRoboto:400,300,500,700,900" rel="stylesheet"></head> <body>

<div class="main-nav">
    <ul class="nav">
      <li class="name">Jane Smith</li>
      <li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
      <li><a href="resume.html">Experience</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Photos</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Contact</a></li>

  <img src="https://placeimg.com/400/400/animals" alt="Drawing of Jane Smith" class="profile-image">
  <h1 class="tag name">Hello, I’m Thais.</h1>
  <p class="tag location">My home is Vitoria, ES.</p>

<main class="flex">
  <div class="card">
    <p>I’m an aspiring web designer who loves everything about the web. I've lived in lots of different places and have worked in lots of different jobs. I’m excited to bring my life experience to the process of building fantastic looking websites.</p>
    <p>I’ve been a professional cook and gardener and am a life-long learner who's always interested in expanding my skills.</p>
      <li>To learn more, <a href="resume.html">view my resume.</a></li>

  <div class="card">
    <p>I want to master the process of building web sites and increase my knowledge, skills and abilities in:</p>
    <ul class="skills">
    <p>I’d like to work for a web design firm helping clients create an impressive online presence.</p>

    <li><a href="#" class="social twitter">Twitter</a></li>
    <li><a href="#" class="social linkedin">LinkedIn</a></li>
    <li><a href="#" class="social github">Github</a></li>
  <p class="copyright">Copyright 2015, Jane Smith</p>

</body> </html>

Alita Edmonds
Alita Edmonds
6,068 Points

Your code is correct! When I tried using the placeholder image, it reacted the exact same way. Unfortunately, this is most likely a problem with the placeholder image website so I don't think there is really a way to fix it. Sorry about that!

Thanks everyone!! It's working properly now.

Nicholette Taylor
Nicholette Taylor
2,832 Points

Thanks vmishra, that worked well.

Thanks vmishra, I was also facing the same issue, your solution worked!!