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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Create Navigation with Lists

Micheal Ammirati
Micheal Ammirati
5,377 Points

My portfolio list item does link to index.html. why does it keep telling me that it isn't linking???

<li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <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>
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
    </header>
    <section></section>
    <footer>
      <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Hey Micheal,

The way you have this written your entire nav menu falls within a link to you index.html.

It should be written as:

<header>
        <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>
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
    </header>
Micheal Ammirati
Micheal Ammirati
5,377 Points

Thank you, I must have been on the crazy pills last night. I thought that anchor was closed above the nav. It's really obvious now after some rest >.<