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HTML How to Make a Website HTML First Use HTML Elements

Set character set for page... What is it supposed to be?

I put what was used in the video and I'm getting it wrong

1 Answer

rydavim
rydavim
18,780 Points

Welcome to Treehouse!

It may be that your syntax is just a bit off. Remember that programming languages are going to be very particular about the way you write your code. Your character encoding should be utf-8 in a meta tag. You'll be using the charset attribute, which is short for character set.

<meta charset="utf-8">

Hopefully that helps! Happy coding! :)

I don't think it's case sensitive, but technically the value should be in uppercase (and definitely needs the hyphen):

<meta charset="UTF-8">