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HTML HTML Lists HTML Lists

Ordered Lists

The question in the quiz is to add "stop", "drop" and "roll" to the ordered list i have created. i have done so, it is stating i am incorrect and am unable to go to the next question

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>HTML Lists Challenge</title>
  </head>
  <body>

    <h1>HTML Lists Challenge</h1>


    <!-- Write your code below -->

        <ol>
          <li>STOP</li>
          <li>DROP</li>
          <li>ROLL</li>
      </ol>


  </body>
</html>

3 Answers

Hey Katie Voitsekhovsky,

Try changing STOP, DROP, and ROLL to lower case letters with the first letter capitalized.

I just figured out the bug. It says create an ordered list but it really meant unordered.

as soon as i switched my code to this, it let me go through to the next question:

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>HTML Lists Challenge</title> </head> <body>

<h1>HTML Lists Challenge</h1>

<!-- Write your code below -->
<ul>
  <li>List Item 1</li>
  <li>List Item 2</li>
</ul>

<ol>
  <li>Stop</li>
  <li>Drop</li>
  <li>Roll</li>
</ol>

</body> </html>

Colin Marshall
Colin Marshall
32,861 Points

It is not a bug, it correctly asks for an ordered list to begin with. Your original code did not pass because, as Robby Faller mentioned, you had your list items in all uppercase when only the first letter should have been capitalized. The second code you posted would have passed without the unordered list because you fixed the capitalization in the ordered list.

Ive tried it all and had the Stop Drop and Roll exactly as it indicates. So it is case sensitive? It shouldn't matter in my opinion how items are put into code as long as the structure is correct. It also asks to "ADD" items. what it really means is REPLACE the first 2.

Colin Marshall
Colin Marshall
32,861 Points

Yes, case matters. As you get further along you will have a better understanding of why. "STOP" and "Stop" are not the same thing in programming.

As for the challenge wording, you are misunderstanding what they are asking.

Task 1 of 6 asks you to Create an ordered list on the page. It does not ask you to add any list items to the list. All you need to add for this challenge is:

<ol></ol>

Task 2 of 6 asks you to Add the following list items to the ordered list: "Stop", "Drop", and "Roll". Now you add the list items:

<ol>
    <li>Stop</li>
    <li>Drop</li>
    <li>Roll</li>
</ol>