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HTML HTML Tables HTML Tables

Miriam Allman
PLUS
Miriam Allman
Courses Plus Student 1,761 Points

Put two header cells with any text inside of the row

Put two header cells with any text inside of the row Here is the code - what is wrong with this?

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
     <meta charset="ut-8">
     <title>My Page</title>
</head>

<body>
   <table  border="5"  cellpadding="5"  cellspacing="5">  
       <thead>
       <tr>
           <td>Oranges</td>
           <th>These Are <br>My Favorite Fruits</th>
           <th valign="middle">Vegetables </th>
       </tr>

   </thead>
   <tfoot>
       <tr>
           <td  colspan="2"  align="center"> Thanks for reading!</td>
    </tr>      
   </tfoot>
    <tr>
      <td>Oranges</td>
      <td>Carrots</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>Apples</td>
      <td>Broccoli</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
      <td>Strawberries</td>
      <td>Asparagus</td>
  </tr>
    <tr>
        <td></td>
        <td>Potatoes</td>
   </table> 
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,606 Points

The instructions say "Put two header cells with any text inside of the row..." but the code shown here has two header cells and a data cell in that row.

You also seem to have several elements that the instructions have not asked for (yet). For best results, always do each task of a challenge in order, and only do what is asked for and nothing extra.