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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS Adding a New Web Page Test: Write and Style an Element

Setting up doctype and html in workspace

The task is to "Set up your HTML document with the <!doctype> and <html> tags.", and when I wrote my answer "<!DOCTYPE html> ... </html>" I keep getting error when I checked my work. Is there something else that I needed to do that I didn't?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
</html>

2 Answers

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>

</html>

Ricky White
Ricky White
8,799 Points

The doctype tag is different from the HTML tag. It is just declaring what type of document it is. Therefore you will need an opening HTML tag after the doctype.