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HTML HTML Forms Form Basics Create a Submit Button

Sadie Smith
Sadie Smith
1,832 Points

I don't understand what I'm doing wrong and Treehouse won't let me proceed. I've coded the button into the form.

I've also tried coding it just as <button>Submit Comment</button> within the form but that doesn't work either.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
  </head>
  <body>

    <form action="index.html" method="post">

      <input type="text" id="name" name="user_name">
      <textarea id="comment" name="user_comment"</textarea>

      <button type="submit">Submit Comment</button>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
210,871 Points

The start tag for the textarea element is not complete. It's missing the ">" symbol at the end and before the next tag.

The red color in the syntax highlighting above gives you a clue.