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

nav element misaligned with html link, I've tried everything? why do i keep getting this message?

trying to insert nav elments and an unordered list under an html link and i keep getting the same message that the opening nav element is not properly aligned with the html link. any thoughts?

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

4 Answers

The challenge tells you to create this nav after the anchor element and you are creating it inside the anchor element.

This is the correct one:

    <header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
      <nav>
          <ul>
            <li>Portfolio</li>
            <li>About</li>
            <li>Contact</li>
          </ul>
        </nav>
    </header>
Jeff Lemay
Jeff Lemay
14,266 Points

The challenge wants you to add the nav element and unordered list underneath the "logo" (the h1 and h2 that are wrapped in a link < a >). Yours is inside the < a > tag.

Rob Brink
Rob Brink
7,148 Points

You need to add the nav element after the link instead of inside it like this

<header>
  <a href="index.html">
    <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
    <h2>Designer</h2>
  </a>
  <nav>
    <ul>
    </ul>
  </nav>
</header>

alright i get it now. Jeff, Radu, Rob thanks a lot, i really appreciate the help. you guys have a good one.