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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Organize with Unordered Lists

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

I'm not really thrilled with the way you organized your forums or help content

Here I'm supposed to ask an extremely relevant question regard an error that your programmers are too smart to see. I can't figure out this test. Is there a hint feature? No. Are the questions on this specific lesson grouped together in an array, dictionary, or enum? No. So I just google and look around aimlessly trying to find the answer. Watch the film another time, where they do not specifically answer the challenge. It's frustrating guys. I'm here on a friday night. Please don't make my short, frustrating and pathetic life any worse. If you have a point of emphasis you wish to get across, make sure it gets across!

That being the case. I'll just go back to objective swift. that I can at least figure out form context.

Oh right, what's wrong with my code?

index.html
<!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>
          <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
        </ul>
      </nav>
    </header>
    <section>
      <ul>
      <li><img src = "numbers-01.jpg" alt= > </li>
      <li><img src = "numbers-02.jpg" alt = > </li>
      <li><img src = "numbers-06.jpg" alt = > </li>
      </ul>
    </section>
    <footer>
      <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

7 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

you need to include alt text in quotes after alt=. at the very least an empty string alt="". you also need to include the img folder in the path to the images in the src attribute

      <li><img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="" ></li>
      <li><img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="" ></li>
      <li><img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="" ></li>

debugging code is a skill and maybe even more of an art. it takes practice and time to master, and there are many times when you have to dig around a bit to find out whats wrong. Your code will not always tell you exactly where you went wrong, thus you have to rely on patience, experience, google, and a well trained eye to solve the problem.

the way you get better at debugging is debugging

First off the lessons provide Teachers notes when you may be confused about a certain topic. The forums are more like a help board and that's not a bad idea. Treehouse is a site more geared for helping people to potentially land a job, in real life there is no hint button when working on a project, instead when working on a team you have the advice and aid of other developers. So in a way the site is built to simulate what a day to day developer goes through. As for your code you may need to be a little more specific about that. What are you experiencing when you load the html?

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

Thank you, Stone. Do you work every Friday night in Orlando?

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

haha sadly no. im just a volunteer moderator (as are all the other mods) here in texas. I dont work for treehouse

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

http://www.newsmeme.org/Meme/Detail/446

See, I've came up with a website... and an app. And I feel like a guy with a car that can't fix it. The website is a great idea. Users meme the internet to share content. It's fun. And the app is maybe a little too political to be popular, but still. I paid too much money to get them off the ground and had too many delays with not knowing the specific lingo to explain how functionality would work. Then, if you want a change...that's a problem. So I have to learn it. It's a slog at the law practice, then back to software. I like things to be super clear so that the transfer of knowledge is fastest. Enough roadblocks will just happen.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

I like things to be super clear so that the transfer of knowledge is fastest.

you may prefer watching the videos twice in a row. Thats what I do with the more confusing concepts and it seems to help drill it in

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

You are just a kind soul that volunteers? thanks. I reread the instructions and they referenced the image files. I missed that. What do you do for work in Texas?

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

I work as a junior developer at a local startup and attend a university

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

What's the local start up? Mine was called "callitics" to help people change laws on the local and state level, but the title was bad and I didn't have any coding skills. we're renaming it power to people to feed back on what people like, but the problem will still be that it depends on having users call their elected officials. That's why I think memeing the news will work way, way better.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

its a scheduling/timeclock/payroll/forecasting application for restaurants/retailers.

I didnt start the company, just work there.

thomas howard
thomas howard
17,572 Points

Stone,

I think it is amazing that you're on the spot for tons of answers. I had tried empty strings from modeling other answers and used google for my documentation.

This is a really straight forward lesson on HTML with plugging images into the code. The grading code program, which is what Rails? Whatever it is, I'm not hitting the specific keys to get the code correct. i'll go back and see if I can find the teacher's notes that Jeremy refers too. And guys, come on. With syntax being so stupidly important, even with the advancement of languages, use an apostrophe. Com'on!

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

i just went through the challenge and saw that the images are in a folder named img. you need to include the img folder in the path to the images:

      <li><img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="" ></li>
      <li><img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="" ></li>
      <li><img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="" ></li>