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HTML How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add Iconography

my icon for the mail dosen't show up and i don't know what i did wrong so it wont show. help please.

icons on css

3 Answers

Wayne Priestley
Wayne Priestley
19,567 Points

Hi Kelvin,

If you look at your HTML for the mail link you will notice you have:

class:"mail" this is your problem, a simple typo.

Correcting this should get you going.

About the mail icon in the footer, if that was a concern, you don't actually have a link to a image for a mail icon in there. You'll have to add this if you want the icon to appear.

ahhh yes i see it, I dont know how i missed that.. Thanks Wayne appreciate it.

Wayne Priestley
Wayne Priestley
19,567 Points

Hi Kelvin,

Your going to have to show us your html & css so we can help you.

Could you post it using the markdown cheatsheet please.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Kelvin Arias | Designer</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fascinate|Gochi+Hand|Chango|Fjalla+One|Amatic+SC:400,700|Rock+Salt' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Kelvin Arias</h1>
          <li><a href="index.html">Porfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="contact.html" class="selected">Contact</a></li>
    <div id="wrapper">
        <h3>Gneral Information</h3>
        <p>I'm currently looking for new design work or drawing peices. I do logos all the way to even portraits. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!</p>
        <p>You can contact me through the phone but the best way to reach me is email or twitter.</p>
        <h3>Contact Details</h3>
        <ul class="contact-info">
        <li class="phone"><a href="tel:(574)514-2260">(574)514-2260</a></li>
          <li class:"mail"><a href="mailto:kelvindarias11@gmail.com">kelvindarias11@gmail.com</a></li>
          <li class="twitter"><a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?screen_name=KelvinArias11">@kelvinarias11</a></li>
        <a href="http://twitter.com/Kelvinarias11"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <a href="http://facebook.com/kelvin.d.arias"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <p>&copy; 2014 Kelvin Arias.</p>

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Wayne Priestley
Wayne Priestley
19,567 Points

Hi Kelvin,

I'm not sure what you have posted here,do you have the html file that has your <head>, <body>, <nav> and <div> etc?

Thats what I need to see.

EDIT: I added what was needed so we could see your HTML Kelvin.

I'll post it tomorrow, at home and no wifi unfortunately.