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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Create Navigation with Lists

mustafa attaie
mustafa attaie
8,068 Points

I have my nav tags set directly behind the link I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong?

can someone explain to me what I'm doing wrong?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <nav></nav>
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
    </header>
    <section></section>
    <footer>
      <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>
jessica grinberg
jessica grinberg
14,117 Points

I think you need to remove the <nav> tags from inside the <a> tags like that: <a href="index.html">

    <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
    <h2>Designer</h2>
  </a>

<nav></nav>

and then write your nav content

It looks like you're trying to create a nav after a logo/logo item(s) that has a link to the home page. The nav tags should be outside the anchor tag like this:

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Nick Pettit</title> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html"> <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> <nav></nav> </header> <section></section> <footer> <p>© 2013 Nick Pettit.</p> </footer> </body> </html> Otherwise the list you put inside the nav tags will all link to the home page url "index.html".

5 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Actuallly, you don't. It wants the tags after the link which means after the closing anchor bracket. Try this out:

<header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
      <nav></nav>
</header>
ahmed suleiman
PLUS
ahmed suleiman
Courses Plus Student 11,685 Points
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html">

        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
     <nav><ul></ul></nav>
    </header>
    <section></section>
    <footer>
      <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

The <a> is a inline element, and w3c will not validate it if you have block elements nested inside inline elements. So in other words the is nav, h1, and h2 are children of the a element.

your code <header> <a href="index.html"> <nav></nav> <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> </header>

option 1 <header> <nav> <a href="index.html"> Nick Pettit Designer </a> </nav> </header>

option 2 <header> <nav></nav> <h1><a href="index.html">Nick Pettit</a></h1> <h2><a href="index.html">Designer</a></h2> </header>

Hope this helps.