Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Python Flask Basics Templates and Static Files Simple Template

Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
10,172 Points

Im not sure why this is incorrect

I'm supposed to put the name variable in the h1 tag form. I used the double curly braces like the previous video showed but it won't work

from flask import Flask
from flask import render_template

app = Flask(__name__)

def hello(name="Treehouse"):
    name = name
    return render_template('hello.html')
<!doctype html>
<h1>Howdy {{name}}!</h1>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,768 Points

The HTML change is OK. But the rest of the instructions said to "Pass the name argument to the template."

Putting "name=name" on a line by itself doesn't do anything, but putting it as the 2nd argument to render_template would be a way to pass the name to the template.