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Introduction to html and CSS section problem...

I have started on the above subject, I know nothing about this field at all so I am starting from the very beginning. I have watched an introductory video, and then it takes me directly to a quiz without actually being taught anything at all....is there a section I am missing somewhere...

No i don't believe so, are the questions they are asking you something that they did not discuss in the video prior to the quiz?

The video basically says, HTML is what determines where the content is placed and CSS is how is looks wherever it is placed, the quiz asks 'close the tag' <h1>hello world

Th evideo teaches nothing about tags or anything, the video is not very long at all...

if an element has a closing tag its going to be <h1></h1> all closing tags have a "/"

Cheers, I just kinda expected to be taught it before taking a quiz, May be tree house is not for me, something simpler perhaps :-(

It will work for you, I thought the same at first and what i found to help me is that i use a notebook while watching the videos and just jot down my own notes, i would just continue to push through it until your free trial is up or if your not using free trial i would try it for a week and see how it goes.

Cheers, It just a bit off putting I cant even get over the first, and most simple hurdle...I'll push through for a little longer :-)

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,857 Points

Hey Mark,

I recommend completing Treehouse's Digital Literacy Track. This track will give you the simple background to the languages and concepts covered in coding. I think it will be of great benefit to your successful progress. :)

Keep Coding! :dizzy: