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General Discussion

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

something wrong in my workspaces plz help

i did the same as video copy paste it but didnt give me the same view page it only showed my name not the number 1 like in the video

8 Answers

Stephen Tauro
Stephen Tauro
4,110 Points

Alex at times work spaces acts funny and doesn't work. Even I have experienced this kind of situation many times. In such cases it is best to proceed, as over the course of the next few videos it will gets solved by itself. All the best! Just try clearing the cache and if it doesn't work proceed.

Michael Afanasiev
PLUS
Michael Afanasiev
Courses Plus Student 15,596 Points

Hi Alex,

What exactly are you trying to do? I didn't really get it from the images that you posted.

Jay Padzensky
Jay Padzensky
4,719 Points

Hi Alex,

Sorry for any difficulties experienced. Stephen is right, sometimes Workspaces can be a little wonky. If you continue to make changes to your Workspace and none preview properly, I may recommend copying all your code and files, pasting them into a safe, local document (or Google Doc), and then creating a new Workspace via your Workspaces [menu](teamtreehouse.com/workspaces). Paste your files and code back as previously, and try again! If you continue to face issues, Support is happy to assist. Please include specific details- OS, browser, their versions, screenshots, and Workspace URL (from the text editor, not the preview window). Thank you for your patience and hard work!

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

im tryin to do the same result as shown in video which number 1

http://i.imgur.com/YGAjqNw.png

but mine give me this http://i.imgur.com/T9VuXmf.png

is it because my index html only have my name but i have the main.css filled so plz tell me http://i.imgur.com/Lr2ACdU.png

Jay Padzensky
Jay Padzensky
4,719 Points

Hi Alex,

Thanks for sharing this. You are correct- your page displays only your name because the only element written is an h1 tag with your name. Remember, HTML is the structure of a page and CSS alters its appearance. Even with a fully developed CSS page, it is targeting items that don't exist in the structure of your page (HTML). For example, I see an ID selector of #wrapper, but there is no HTML element that it corresponds with. As a result, nothing can have its appearance altered.

Do you know what happened to the rest of your HTML? In the videos, the HTML and CSS are developed in tandem, so you build the structure and then change its appearance.

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

hi Jay , i didnt start workspaces before because some told me its not important and you can continue without it , so i started it now not from the begining i dont what to fill in my HTML so plz show me how , but is it true i can continue without workspaces?

Jay Padzensky
Jay Padzensky
4,719 Points

Hi Alex,

I highly, highly recommend always following the videos in Workspaces. The best way to learn how to code is by coding, and while going through concepts you don't know, following verbatim and typing the code so you can create an initial understanding of it is critical to learning it.

I may recommend starting over with the videos and following them in Workspaces. It's a huge part of the teaching style and curriculum here. (which you're paying for as a student!)

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

yea jay exactly , i didnt knew of workspaces , later when u figured it out i saw its important so i opened it but i guess i have to start over step by step in workspaces like in video , well is good to know now better than never , well i will catch up smh from begining , btw can i open work space and watch the video at same time like each time he write something i directly write it to my workspace its easier to do and save more time

Jay Padzensky
Jay Padzensky
4,719 Points

Certainly! Having the WS open at the same time as the video to follow along is very helpful. Good luck!

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

when I* figured it out..... a mistake word srry

alex axel
alex axel
2,014 Points

hey Jay when i open workspaces and i try to get it on the same webpage im watching the videos it wont let me also it doesnt fit i have to minimize it alot in order to work so is their a way or its like this ?