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HTML HTML Basics Images, Text and Links Text Level Elements Challenge

Malcolm Stretten
Malcolm Stretten
3,814 Points

shut that bloody voice up!

I just did it again with exactly the SAME answer and it passed it! Then I did it again and it failed it

<!DOCTYPE html> 
    <title>HTML Text</title>
    <p>Mike's favorite course is <i>HTML Basics</i></p>
      <strong>Mike T. Frog</strong><br>
      100 Lilypad Way<br>
      Portland, OR 97227

3 Answers

The tag you will want to use is <em>

Here is a link to understand when to use <em> or <i>

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,018 Points

I'm not sure why this would pass. The element introduced in the video "to add emphasis" is not <i>.

See my answer to your other question for more information.

Malcolm Stretten
Malcolm Stretten
3,814 Points

But <i> IS a legitimate tag. I've used it for ages and when I look at the visual rendition in the training video, sure enough it changes the emphasised text to italics.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,018 Points

I don't think anyone would disagree that it's a legitimate tag, or that it typically displays italics. But the challenge is asking specifically for the tag associated with emphasis, and <em> is the one introduced for that purpose in the video.