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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Lists and Links Challenge

link test error

getting an error in link test. i have re-written 3 times still it says set href in 2nd list to pies.html pls help

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lists and Links</title>

      <a href="cakes.html"><li>Cakes</li></a>
      <a href="pies.html"><li>Pies</li></a>
      <a href="candy.html"><li>Candy</li></a>



1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! First, you're doing terrific, but some things in your code are a bit backward. A list item or <li> is the only direct descendent allowed in a <ul> or <ol>. This means that your links will need to be inside of your list items. Currently you have your list items inside your links.

Your setup:


The setup it's expecting (and valid):


Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Thank you Jeniffer. Just a few days into coding....Will remember this :)