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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX and APIs Displaying the Photos

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    var flickerAPI = "https://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?jsoncallback=?";
    //query string telling flicker we're making a jsonp request
    //grab text from buttons
    var animal = $(this).text();
    //data in object form
    var flickrOptions = {
      tags: animal,
      format: "json"
    function displayPhotos(data) {
      var photoHTML = '<ul>';
      //loop through each of the photos from the flicker feed
      $.each(data.items, function(i, photo) {
        photoHTML += '<li class="grid-25 table-grid-50">';
        //link to the flicker page for the image
        photoHTML += '<a href="'+ photo.link +'" class="image">';
        photoHTML += '<img src= "'+ photo.media.m + '"></a></li>';
      photoHTML += '</ul>';
      //add string to html of page
    $.getJSON(flickerAPI, flickrOptions, displayPhotos);
Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,660 Points

I have edited your post so the code example displays properly. Please see this post regarding posting code - https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/posting-code-to-the-forum. :)

2 Answers

Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,660 Points

On line:

photoHTML += '<img src= "'+ photo.media.m + '"></a></li>';

There is a space between src= and the double quotation marks. Remove the space:

photoHTML += '<img src="'+ photo.media.m + '"></a></li>';

A very subtle error, yet significant. :)

Thank you!!!